Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti delighted with late Lorenzo Insigne victor

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti delighted with late Lorenzo Insigne victor

Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti delighted with late Lorenzo Insigne victor

Liverpool take on Napoli in the Champions League this midweek following which they host Manchester City at Anfield next weekend.

Lorenzo Insigne's late victor gave Napoli a deserved 1-0 Champions League victory over Liverpool on Wednesday that saw the Italians move to the top of Group C.

Wijnaldum said Napoli deserved their victory, urging his team to learn from their below-par display.

Salah spurned several good chances for the Reds as they were held 1-1 by fellow title hopefuls Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the late game on Saturday. They were keen to attack right from the start and ordinarily that would play into the hands of Jurgen Klopp's side, but they failed to offer any inspiration in the final third. Insigne leads the club with five goals this season, while Mertens and Callejon have had slow starts combining for only two goals. You have to stay calm in a situation like that, but we were too hectic with the ball.

"We weren't good enough", said Klopp. The Spanish side welcomes this tournament as they have struggled in La Liga, failing to win in three contest.

Their XI that night was a far cry from the players we see donning the famous red shirt now.

"We know what we can bring, we still have confidence".

The visitors never really settled into the game and suffered an injury blow when midfielder Naby Keïta went down early with a back problem and was stretchered off in tears. You were all full praise of our season and then tonight we didn't perform.

"It was a friendly, and we didn't want to focus too much on the opponent and neglect what we were trying to do", he explained.

Meanwhile, Liverpool defeated Paris Saint-Germain 3-2 last month in Champions League play.

"We had an extra central defender and were able to build the game from the back".

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