Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool’s journey to Napoli within the Champions League can be an opportunity for opposition coach Carlo Ancelotti to achieve revenge on the Reds – and has revealed that the Italian gave him a bottle of pink wine once they final met.
Liverpool misplaced 1-0 at Napoli within the Champions League final season however knocked the Serie A aspect out by reversing the scoreline at Anfield earlier than happening to win the competitors.
Although the victory was far much less essential, Napoli know they will inflict one other defeat on Liverpool after cruising previous the Premier League champions with a 3-Zero win in a pleasant in Edinburgh lower than two months in the past.
Here’s all it’s worthwhile to know if you wish to comply with all of the motion from Liverpool’s opening recreation of the Champions League season tonight.
What time does Napoli vs Liverpool kick off?
The final time Liverpool have been concerned in European competitors, once they beat Premier League rivals Chelsea within the Super Cup, the match completed after midnight native time in Turkey, the place it was held.
As that is solely a gaggle stage recreation, there can be no extra-time or penalties in Naples.
Kick-off on the San Paolo Stadium is at 8pm UK time.
What channel is Napoli vs Liverpool on? Can I stream the Champions League?
Napoli vs Liverpool can be proven completely dwell within the UK on BT Sport 2 HD and BT Sport Ultimate on TV, in addition to throughout the broadcasting big’s digital platforms.
Coverage begins at 7pm, and a stream will even be accessible by means of BT Sport’s homepage.
The BT Sport app is obtainable to obtain without spending a dime on iOS and Android telephones and tablets.
What if I can’t watch Liverpool within the Champions League dwell?
Highlights of the Champions League can be proven on BT Sport Three from midnight.
Highlights will even be accessible on the BT Sport web site and UEFA.com..
What are the odds for Napoli vs Liverpool?
As the title holders start their Champions League marketing campaign, Liverpool are favourites to win this battle of final season’s runners-up in Serie A and the Premier League.
Currently high of the Premier League, that they had a horrible run of away type at this stage of the Champions League final season, shedding all three of their group stage video games and solely simply reaching the knockout phases.
Fans backing them to reverse that file will discover a finest value of a shade over 7/5, whereas Napoli are typically 2/1 to repeat their dwelling win on this fixture final season, with the draw accessible at round 5/2.
Klopp has recalled a heat trade with Ancelotti however stays cautious of his aspect, saying: ‘When we had the pre-season pleasant in Edinburgh, Carlo Ancelotti gave me a bottle of pink wine and signed it with a message of congratulations.
‘They needed to depart the competitors after two video games towards us in our group final yr, in order that was not too cool for them and they are going to be on the highest motivation degree you possibly can think about. They are a very sturdy aspect.’