Napoli estinguishes Liverpool 4-1 after playing a great match. HIGHLIGHTS

NAPOLI. Napoli wipes out Liverpool 4-1 with goals of

Napoli estinguishes Liverpool 4-1 after playing a great match. HIGHLIGHTS

NAPOLI. Napoli liquidates Liverpool 4-1 with goals of P. Zielinski (5′ pen), A. Z. Anguissa (31′), G. Simeone (44′) and P. Zielinski (47′). On the opposite side, Liverpool scored with ​L. Diaz (49′). Liverpool was truly better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

V. Osimhen missed a penalty (18′) for Napoli.​

The match was played at the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona (Napoli) stadium in Napoli on Wednesday and it started at 9:00 pm local time. In front of 51,793 spectators.​ The referee was Carlos del Cerro Grande assisted by Pau Cebrián Devis and Guadalupe Porras Ayuso. The 4th official was César Soto Grado. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 24.8 degrees Celsius or 76.71 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 88%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 18 Total 15
  • 9 On Target 7
  • 9 Off Target 8
  • 6 Shots blocked 6
  • 42 Attack 143
  • 33 Dangerous attack 76
  • 82 Ball safe​ 66
  • 11 Free Kicks 13
  • 2 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 12
Fouls
  • 7 Total 13
  • 1 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Liverpool was in firm control of the ball 61% while Napoli was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Liverpool had a more offensive attitude with 76 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. Notwithstanding, Napoli succeeded in find the solution to win this match.​

Napoli shot 18 times, 9 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, Liverpool shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target.

Cards

Napoli received 1 yellow card (A. Rrahmani). On the opposite side, Liverpool received 2 yellow cards (J. Milner and V. van Dijk).

Match Timeline

P. Zielinski(penalty)
5'
10'
J. Milner- Yellow
18'
V. van Dijk- Yellow
V. Osimhen- missed penalty
18'
A. Z. Anguissa(goal)P. Zielinski
31'
G. Simeone- sub ->V. Osimhen
41'
G. Simeone(goal)K. Kvaratskhelia
44'
46'
J. Matip- sub ->J. Gomez
P. Zielinski(goal)
47'
49'
L. Diaz(goal)
A. Zerbin- sub ->K. Kvaratskhelia
57'
H. Lozano- sub ->M. Politano
58'
62'
D. Nunez- sub ->R. Firmino
63'
Thiago- sub ->J. Milner
63'
Diogo Jota- sub ->M. Salah
A. Rrahmani- Yellow
66'
M. Rui- sub ->M. Olivera
74'
E. Elmas- sub ->P. Zielinski
74'
77'
Arthur- sub ->H. Elliott

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
15
6
6
6

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
12
6

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
10
6

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
13
6
10
6

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
14
6

After playing this match, Napoli has 3 points to occupy the 2nd place in the table. Talking about the opposition, Liverpool stays with 0 points (3rd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, Napoli will play away against Liverpool on the 1st of November with a 4-3 head to head in favor of Napoli (2 draws).

Liverpool will play away agasint Ajax on the 26th of October with a 2-0 head to head statistic in favor of Liverpool (0 draws).

Napoli – Formation

Napoli
G
A. Meret 1.Italy
8.1
D
G. Di Lorenzo 22.Italy
7.0
D
A. Rrahmani 13.Kosovo
7.3
66'
D
6.8
74'
D
M. Kim 3.Korea Republic
7.4
M
A. Zambo Anguissa 99.Cameroon
8.8
Goals31'
M
M. Politano 21.Italy
6.2
58'
M
K. Kvaratskhelia 77.Georgia
6.8
57'
M
P. Zieliński 20.Poland
8.4
74' Goals5', 47'
M
S. Lobotka 68.Slovakia
6.5
F
V. Osimhen 9.Nigeria
6.2
41'
Substitutes
G
S. Sirigu 30.Italy
D
A. Zanoli 59.Italy
D
M. Silva 6.Portugal
6.4
74'
D
Juan Jesus 5.Brazil
D
L. Skiri 55.Norway
M
G. Gaetano 70.Italy
M
E. Elmas 7.North Macedonia
6.3
74'
M
T. Ndombélé 91.France
F
G. Raspadori 81.Italy
F
A. Zerbin 23.Italy
6.7
57'
F
H. Lozano 11.Mexico
7.0
58'
F
G. Simeone 18.Argentina
7.4
41' Goals44'

Napoli started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Luciano Spalletti decided to play with the following team: Alex Meret (8.1), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (7.0), Amir Rrahmani (7.3), Min-jae Kim (7.4), Mathías Olivera (6.8), André Zambo Anguissa (8.8), Stanislav Lobotka (6.5), Matteo Politano (6.2), Piotr Zieliński (8.4), Khvicha Kvaratskhelia (6.8) and Victor Osimhen (6.2).

The home team had on the bench: Alessandro Zanoli, Giacomo Raspadori, Gianluca Gaetano, Eljif Elmas (6.3), Alessio Zerbin (6.7), Salvatore Sirigu, Mário Rui (6.4), Juan Jesus, Tanguy Ndombélé, Hirving Lozano (7.0), Leo Østigård and Giovanni Simeone (7.4).

Napoli could not rely on the presence of G. Simeone (injured).

Substitutions

Napoli made 5 changes: V. Osimhen for G. Simeone (41′), K. Kvaratskhelia for A. Zerbin (57′), M. Politano for H. Lozano (58′), M. Olivera for M. Rui (74′) and P. Zielinski for E. Elmas (74′).

Best player: André Zambo Anguissa​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Napoli was André Zambo Anguissa.

His rating is (8.8) with 1 goal, 39 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 15.

Liverpool – Formation

Liverpool
G
A. Becker 1.Brazil
6.4
D
V. van Dijk 4.Netherlands
6.6
18'
D
A. Robertson 26.Scotland
6.6
D
J. Gomez 2.England
6.1
46'
D
T. Alexander-Arnold 66.England
6.8
M
J. Milner 7.England
5.6
63' 10'
M
F. Tavares 3.Brazil
6.6
M
H. Elliot 19.England
6.8
77'
F
R. Firmino 9.Brazil
6.2
62'
F
M. Salah Ghaly 11.Egypt
6.4
63'
F
L. Díaz Marulanda 23.Colombia
7.6
Goals49'
Substitutes
G
A. San 13.Spain
G
H. Davies 95.England
D
J. Matip 32.Cameroon
6.8
46'
D
K. Tsimikas 21.Greece
D
N. Phillips 47.England
M
T. Alcântara 6.Spain
7.1
63'
M
A. Ramos 29.Brazil
6.6
77'
F
D. Teixeira 20.Portugal
6.7
63'
F
D. Núñez 27.Uruguay
6.2
62'

Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Jürgen Klopp played with: Alisson (6.4), Trent Alexander-Arnold (6.8), Joe Gomez (6.1), Virgil van Dijk (6.6), Andrew Robertson (6.6), Harvey Elliott (6.8), Fabinho (6.6), James Milner (5.6), Mohamed Salah (6.4), Roberto Firmino (6.2) and Luis Díaz (7.6).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Joël Matip (6.8), Adrián, Konstantinos Tsimikas, Nathaniel Phillips, Thiago Alcântara (7.1), Diogo Jota (6.7), Arthur (6.6), Darwin Núñez (6.2), Stefan Bajčetić and Harvey Davies.

Substitutions

Liverpool made 5 changes: J. Gomez for J. Matip (46′), R. Firmino for D. Nunez (62′), J. Milner for Thiago (63′), M. Salah for Diogo Jota (63′) and H. Elliott for Arthur (77′).

Best player: Luis Díaz​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Liverpool was Luis Díaz.

His rating is (7.6) with 1 goal, 29 passes (89% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​