Confirmed XIs: Napoli v Liverpool


Liverpool kick off their UEFA Champions League title defence tonight with a tricky away tie at Napoli in Group E - here are how both side's line-up at the Stadio San Paolo.

Liverpool's 2-0 win over Premier League rivals Tottenham in Madrid at the end of last season marked manager Jurgen Klopp's first major trophy since joining the club.
And their perfect start to the new league season has many touting them as the best team in Europe at the moment - but the German in mindful of the lavish praise when in the official press conference.
"There are a lot of good teams out there and you have to prove that constantly," Klopp said ahead of the clash against Carlo Ancelotti's men.
"We cannot be the best team in Europe because Manchester City are the best team in the world - that's the same planet, I heard.
"Last season, we were really good. I'm not too sure we were the best team in Europe, but we were really good in the right moments and that's why we won the Champions League."
Goalkeeper Alisson Becker, midfielder Naby Keita and forward Divock Origi are the only confirmed absentees for the Reds ahead of their opener in Italy tonight.

Confirmed line-ups:

Napoli XI: Meret; Di Lorenzo, Manolas, Koulibaly, Mario Rui; Callejón, Allan, Fabián Ruiz, Insigne; Mertens, Lozano.

Subs: Ospina, Maksimovic, Ghoulam, Elmas, Zielinksi, Llorente, Milik.

L'pool XI: Adrián; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Fabinho, Henderson, Milner; Salah, Mané, Firmino.

Subs: Kelleher, Wijnaldum, Lovren, Gomez, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lallana, Shaqiri.