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Last season’s Champions League winners Liverpool are preparing to take on Napoli as the UCL 2019 kicks-off tomorrow, September 17.
Liverpool and Napoli have been drawn in the Group E alongside Genk and FC Red Bull Salzburg.
Currently Liverpool are leading the Premier League table with maximum points (15), while Napoli are 5th in the Serie A table with 6 points.
Last year the Reds have also been placed in the same group with Napoli. First leg ended with Napoli’s 1-0 win, while Liverpool won 1-0 over Napoli at Anfield.
The Serie A side missed out on qualifying for the next round as they collected 9 points and were 3rd in the group, while Premier League side collected 9 points and qualified for the round of 16.
Divock Origi suffered an injury during Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Newcastle and is expected to miss the Champions League clash.
While for Napoli, Arkadiusz Milik is set to miss the clash, meanwhile Lorenzo Insigne is set to make a return.