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UEFA Champions League: Liverpool FC - SSC Napoli Match press kits

UEFA Champions League - 2018/19 SeasonMatch press kits

Liverpool FCLiverpool FCAnfield - LiverpoolTuesday 11 December 2018
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Group C - Matchday 6
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
03/10/2018GSSSC Napoli - Liverpool FC1-0
NaplesInsigne 90
UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
04/11/2010GSLiverpool FC - SSC Napoli3-1
LiverpoolGerrard 76, 88 (P), 89; Lavezzi 28
21/10/2010GSSSC Napoli - Liverpool FC0-0Naples
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Liverpool FC110020110000311132
SSC Napoli211010010000311123

Liverpool FC - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
02/05/2018SFAS Roma - Liverpool FC4-2
agg: 6-7
RomeMilner 15 (og), Džeko 52, Nainggolan 86, 90+4 (P); Mané 9, Wijnaldum 25
24/04/2018SFLiverpool FC - AS Roma5-2
LiverpoolSalah 36, 45+1, Mané 56, Firmino 61, 69; Džeko 81, Perotti 85 (P)
UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
06/12/2012GSUdinese Calcio - Liverpool FC0-1
UdineHenderson 23
04/10/2012GSLiverpool FC - Udinese Calcio2-3
LiverpoolShelvey 23, Luis Suárez 75; Di Natale 46, Coates 70 (og), Pasquale 72
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
09/12/2009GSLiverpool FC - ACF Fiorentina1-2
LiverpoolBenayoun 43; Jørgensen 63, Gilardino 90+2
29/09/2009GSACF Fiorentina - Liverpool FC2-0
FlorenceJovetić 28, 37
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/03/2008R16FC Internazionale Milano - Liverpool FC0-1
agg: 0-3
MilanTorres 64
19/02/2008R16Liverpool FC - FC Internazionale Milano2-0
LiverpoolKuyt 85, Gerrard 90
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
23/05/2007FAC Milan - Liverpool FC2-1
AthensF. Inzaghi 45, 82; Kuyt 89
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
25/05/2005FAC Milan - Liverpool FC3-3
(aet, 2-3 pens)
IstanbulMaldini 1, Crespo 39, 44; Gerrard 54, Šmicer 56, Xabi Alonso 60
13/04/2005QFJuventus - Liverpool FC0-0
agg: 1-2
Turin
05/04/2005QFLiverpool FC - Juventus2-1
LiverpoolHyypiä 10, Luis García 25; Cannavaro 63
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
19/03/2002GS2Liverpool FC - AS Roma2-0
LiverpoolLitmanen 7 (P), Heskey 64
05/12/2001GS2AS Roma - Liverpool FC0-0Rome
UEFA Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
22/02/2001R4Liverpool FC - AS Roma0-1
agg: 2-1
LiverpoolGuigou 69
15/02/2001R4AS Roma - Liverpool FC0-2
RomeOwen 46, 72
UEFA Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
18/03/1992QFLiverpool FC - Genoa CFC1-2
agg: 1-4
LiverpoolRush 49; Aguilera 28, 72
04/03/1992QFGenoa CFC - Liverpool FC2-0
GenoaFiorin 39, Branco 87
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
29/05/1985FJuventus - Liverpool FC1-0
BrusselsPlatini 58 (P)
UEFA Super Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
16/01/1985FJuventus - Liverpool FC2-0
TurinBoniek 39, 78
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
30/05/1984FAS Roma - Liverpool FC1-1
(aet, 2-4 pens)
RomePruzzo 43; Neal 14
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
13/10/1965PRLiverpool FC - Juventus2-0
agg: 2-1
LiverpoolLawler 20, Strong 25
29/09/1965PRJuventus - Liverpool FC1-0
TurinLeoncini 81
European Champions Clubs' Cup
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
12/05/1965SFFC Internazionale Milano - Liverpool FC3-0
agg: 4-3
MilanCorso 8, Joaquín Peiró 9, Facchetti 60
04/05/1965SFLiverpool FC - FC Internazionale Milano3-1
LiverpoolHunt 4, Callaghan 34, St. John 75; Mazzola 10

SSC Napoli - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
01/11/2017GSSSC Napoli - Manchester City FC2-4
NaplesInsigne 21, Jorginho 62 (P); Otamendi 34, Stones 48, Agüero 69, Sterling 90+2
17/10/2017GSManchester City FC - SSC Napoli2-1
ManchesterSterling 9, Jesus 13; Diawara 73 (P)
UEFA Europa League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
27/02/2014R32SSC Napoli - Swansea City AFC3-1
agg: 3-1
NaplesInsigne 17, Higuaín 78, Inler 90+3; de Guzmán 30
20/02/2014R32Swansea City AFC - SSC Napoli0-0Swansea
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
11/12/2013GSSSC Napoli - Arsenal FC2-0
NaplesHiguaín 73, Callejón 90+3
01/10/2013GSArsenal FC - SSC Napoli2-0
LondonÖzil 8, Giroud 15
UEFA Champions League
DateStageMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
14/03/2012R16Chelsea FC - SSC Napoli4-1
agg 5-4 (aet)
LondonDrogba 29, Terry 47, Lampard 75 (P), Ivanović 105 ET; Inler 55
21/02/2012R16SSC Napoli - Chelsea FC3-1
NaplesLavezzi 39, 65, Cavani 45+2; Mata 27
22/11/2011GSSSC Napoli - Manchester City FC2-1
NaplesCavani 17, 49; Balotelli 33
14/09/2011GSManchester City FC - SSC Napoli1-1ManchesterKolarov 74; Cavani 69
HomeAwayFinalTotal
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Liverpool FC1170412336502328105133435
SSC Napoli751160240000135351719

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Match background Only this chapter

There is sure to be a dramatic denouement in Group C as Liverpool and Napoli meet at Anfield with a place in the UEFA Champions League knockout stages on the line.

• The Italian side – who beat Liverpool 1-0 on matchday two thanks to Lorenzo Insigne's 90th-minute winner – have nine points, one ahead of second-placed Paris Saint-Germain and three above Liverpool with Crvena zvezda out of contention on four points.

• Napoli, who have never won in England in six previous visits, will therefore be through if they avoid defeat, or if they lose and Paris are also beaten.

• Liverpool must win to have any chance of progress. If Paris win at Crvena zvezda, Liverpool must win 1-0 or by two goals or more. If Liverpool, Paris and Napoli all finish on nine points, the English club would finish first on the three-way head-to-head, with second place depending on the scoreline at Anfield.

• The Reds will finish fourth, and be out of Europe, if they lose and Crvena zvezda win.

Highlights: Napoli 1-0 Liverpool

Previous meetings
• The clubs had met only twice before this season, in the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League group stage. The game in Naples ended scoreless; Ezequiel Lavezzi gave Napoli a first-half lead at Anfield before Steven Gerrard's hat-trick in the final 15 minutes, including goals in the 88th and 89th minutes, secured a dramatic late win for Liverpool.

• The Reds went on to finish top of their section, with Napoli in second place; the Italian club were eliminated in the round of 32, Liverpool losing in the last 16.

Form guide
Liverpool
• Having scored a last-gasp winner to defeat Paris 3-2 on matchday one, the tables were turned on Liverpool with that late loss at Napoli. Crvena zvezda were then beaten 4-0 at Anfield before away losses in Belgrade (0-2) and, in their most recent fixture, Paris (1-2).

• The Reds have lost five of their last seven European matches, all of those defeats coming outside England.

• Fourth in the Premier League in 2017/18, Liverpool are in the group stage for the second season running, having featured once in the previous seven.

• Liverpool scored an average of 3.15 goals per game in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League.

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• The five-time winners reached their eighth European Cup final in 2017/18, when they won five of their seven UEFA Champions League home matches (qualifying included), drawing the others.

• Before being held 2-2 by Sevilla on matchday one last season, Liverpool's previous six European games at Anfield had all produced a home win. They are unbeaten in their last 18 European home matches (W13 D5), since a 3-0 loss to Real Madrid on 22 October 2014.

• The Reds' record in 28 European games against Italian teams is W10 D5 L13. At home it is W7 D0 L4; they have lost two of the last four, although they beat Roma 5-2 in last season's semi-final first leg.

Napoli
• Napoli are unbeaten in this season's competition, picking up two wins and three draws. They opened their campaign by drawing 0-0 at Crvena zvezda – who they beat 3-1 in Italy in their last game. The other win was at home to Liverpool on matchday two, the Italian side drawing 2-2 at Paris and 1-1 at home to the French club.

• Napoli had lost their last four away matches in the UEFA Champions League proper before drawing on matchday one; they had won two of their previous three before the current run of six matches without a victory.

• Serie A runners-up in 2017/18, Napoli are in the group stage for the fifth time – all in the last eight seasons. They reached the round of 16 in 2011/12 and 2016/17.

Watch Napoli claim crucial win last time out

• The Italian club finished third in their section last season – winning two of their three home matches and losing the other – and went on to the UEFA Europa League round of 32, where they lost to RB Leipzig.

• Napoli lost 2-1 at Manchester City in last season's group stage, their fourth defeat in six away games against Premier League clubs (D2). They have lost on their last three visits to England in the UEFA Champions League.

Links and trivia
• Napoli are the eighth club Carlo Ancelotti has coached in the UEFA Champions League, after Parma, Juventus, Milan, Chelsea, Paris, Real Madrid and Bayern, extending his own competition record.

• Mohamed Salah played in Serie A for Fiorentina (2015) and Roma (2015–17), scoring for the latter in a 3-1 win at the Stadio San Paolo in October 2016.

• Have also played in Italy:
Alisson Becker (Roma 2016–18)
Xherdan Shaqiri (Inter 2015)

• Have played in England:
Vlad Chiricheș (Tottenham 2013–15)
David Ospina (Arsenal 2014–18)

• Have played together:
Sadio Mané & Kalidou Koulibaly (Metz 2011/12)
Georginio Wijnaldum & Dries Mertens (PSV Eindhoven 2011–13)
Fabinho & José Callejón, Raúl Albiol (Real Madrid 2012/13)

• International team-mates:
Divock Origi, Simon Mignolet & Dries Mertens (Belgium)
Sadio Mané & Kalidou Koulibaly (Senegal)
Alberto Moreno & José Callejón, Raúl Albiol (Spain)
Dejan Lovren & Marko Rog (Croatia)

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Liverpool
• Liverpool have won their last five Premier League matches, and are unbeaten in their 16 league games this season (W13 D3). They were 4-0 winners at Bournemouth on Saturday, equalling their biggest victory of the season, to go top of the table and are the last team unbeaten in the 2018/19 English top flight.

• Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick at Bournemouth, making it ten goals in 16 Premier League appearances this season. It was the first time the Egyptian had found the net more than once in a league game since hitting four goals against Watford on 17 March.

• On 5 December, James Milner scored Liverpool's equaliser at Burnley, a match the visitors went on to win 3-1. Milner has never lost any of the 50 Premier League matches in which he has scored (W39 D11); he made his 500th appearance in the competition at Bournemouth.

• The Reds have won their last four matches at Anfield in all competitions.

• Liverpool paid a world-record fee for a goalkeeper this summer to bring in Alisson from Roma – this was quickly eclipsed by Chelsea's signing of Kepa Arrizabalaga.

• Milner's nine assists in the 2017/18 UEFA Champions League set a new competition record.

• Joe Gomez was taken off midway through the first half at Burnley having fractured his left leg, an injury that is expected to keep him out for six weeks.

• Andrew Robertson (dead leg) and Sadio Mané (cut foot) missed the trip to Turf Moor. Robertson played 90 minutes at Bournemouth, Mané coming on as a second-half substitute.

• Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is unlikely to play this season after suffering a serious knee injury in last season's UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg against Roma on 24 April.

• Salah and Mané have been named on the five-man shortlist for the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year award.

Napoli
• Lorenzo Insigne's next appearance in UEFA club competition will be his 50th.

• Dries Mertens' second goal against Crvena zvezda was his 100th for Napoli.

• Napoli are unbeaten in their last 12 matches in all competitions (W8 D4), since a 3-1 Serie A loss at Juventus on 29 September. They beat Frosinone 4-0 in Naples on Saturday.

• Arkadiusz Milik scored twice at the weekend and has four goals in his last five Napoli appearances. The Pole has scored seven Serie A goals this season, already his best return. 

• Fabián Ruiz scored Napoli's opener in a 2-1 win at Atalanta on 3 December, his third goal in his last five Serie A games. The Spanish midfielder has already matched his most productive season in front of goal, equalling his total of three set with Real Betis in 2017/18.

• Marek Hamšík made his 512th Napoli appearance against Paris on matchday four, overtaking the all-time club record set by former defender Giuseppe Bruscolotti.

• Simone Verdi has not played since suffering a thigh injury against Udinese on 20 October. When he resumed training with the team, he twisted his left ankle.

• Amin Younes made his Napoli debut as a 73rd-minute substitute against Frosinone having not played since undergoing an operation on a ruptured Achilles tendon shortly after joining in the summer.

• Goalkeeper Alex Meret was another to make his Napoli debut at the weekend having been out since breaking his arm soon after joining this summer. Faouzi Ghoulam also made his long-awaited return, playing 90 minutes, having been out since 1 November 2017; he underwent knee surgery in July.

• Vlad Chiricheş ruptured the cruciate ligament in his left knee in Romania's game against Montenegro on 7 September.

• Kalidou Koulibaly has been included on a five-man shortlist for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award.

• Koulibaly was also named in the Serie A team of the 2017/18 season at the Gran Galà del Calcio, organised by the Association of Italian Footballers, on 3 December.

https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/season=2019/matches/round=2000980/match=2025137/prematch/background/index.html#liverpool+napoli+facts

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Squad list Only this chapter

Liverpool FC - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UCLQUCLLeagueUCLUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
13Alisson BeckerBRA02/10/199226 - --5-16-17-28-
22Simon MignoletBEL06/03/198830 - ------6-25-
60Caoimhin KelleherIRL23/11/199820 - ----------
73Kamil GrabaraPOL08/01/199919 - ----------
Defenders
2Nathaniel ClyneENG05/04/199127 - ------2-16-
4Virgil Van DijkNED08/07/199127*--5-16-17-444
6Dejan LovrenCRO05/07/198929 - --1-4-291694
12Joe GomezENG23/05/199721 - --5-13-10-13-
18Alberto MorenoESP05/07/199226 - --1-2-14-45-
26Andy RobertsonSCO11/03/199424 - --5-14-11-11-
32Joël MatipCMR08/08/199127 - --1-81332554
47Nathaniel PhillipsENG21/03/199721 - ----------
61George JohnstonENG01/09/199820 - ----------
63Conor MastersonIRL08/09/199820 - ----------
66Trent Alexander-ArnoldENG07/10/199820 - --4-131141162
Midfielders
3FabinhoBRA23/10/199325 - --3-7-282414
5Georginio WijnaldumNED11/11/199028 - --5-1511715612
7James MilnerENG04/01/198632 - --42153354909
8Naby KeïtaGUI10/02/199523 - --2-12-72253
10Sadio ManéSEN10/04/199226 - --5114616113717
14Jordan HendersonENG17/06/199028 - --3-13-181372
20Adam LallanaENG10/05/198830 - --2-4-8-233
23Xherdan ShaqiriSUI10/10/199127 - --3-123293487
48Curtis JonesENG30/01/200117 - ----------
64Rafael CamachoPOR22/05/200018 - ----------
68Pedro ChirivellaESP23/05/199721 - --------1-
Forwards
9Roberto FirminoBRA02/10/199127 - --5216418123314
11Mohamed SalahEGY15/06/199226 - --52161033157124
15Daniel SturridgeENG01/09/198929 - --5192264457
27Divock OrigiBEL18/04/199523 - --1-211-213
29Dominic SolankeENG14/09/199721 - ------4-5-
57Rhian BrewsterENG01/04/200018 - ----------
Coach
-Jürgen KloppGER16/06/196751 - --5---53-84-
SSC Napoli - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
UCLQUCLLeagueUCLUEFA
No.PlayerNat.DoBAgeDPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
1Alex MeretITA22/03/199721 - ----1-----
22Alessandro D'AndreaITA22/03/200018 - ----------
25David OspinaCOL31/08/198830 - --5-8-5-5-
27Orestis KarnezisGRE11/07/198533 - ----6---10-
Defenders
2Kevin MalcuitFRA31/07/199127 - ----8---7-
6Mário RuiPOR27/05/199127*--5-10-7-11-
13Sebastiano LupertoITA06/09/199622 - ----3---1-
19Nikola MaksimovićSRB25/11/199127 - --4-5-7-25-
21Vlad ChiricheşROU14/11/198929 - ------2-354
23Elseid HysajALB02/02/199424 - --3-14-16-25-
26Kalidou KoulibalySEN20/06/199127 - --5-15-18-55-
31Faouzi GhoulamALG01/02/199127 - ----1-12-35-
33Raúl AlbiolESP04/09/198533 - --5-11-582942
81Alberto SeneseITA24/03/200018 - ----------
Midfielders
5AllanBRA08/01/199127 - --5-15-19-33-
8Fabián RuizESP03/04/199622 - --5-735-5-
11Adam OunasALG11/11/199622 - --2-625-81
17Marek HamšíkSVK27/07/198731 - --5110-3157916
20Piotr ZielińskiPOL20/05/199424 - --5-153172223
30Marko RogCRO19/07/199523 - --2-8114-366
42Amadou DiawaraGUI17/07/199721 - ----8-111141
Forwards
7José CallejónESP11/02/198731 - --5-12-34116518
9Simone VerdiITA12/07/199226 - --1-511-1-
14Dries MertensBEL06/05/198731 - --5314725108127
24Lorenzo InsigneITA04/06/199127 - --531472494913
99Arkadiusz MilikPOL28/02/199424 - --3-1371352911
Coach
-Carlo AncelottiITA10/06/195959 - --5---159-201-

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Head coach Only this chapter

Jürgen Klopp

Date of birth: 16 June 1967
Nationality: German
Playing career: Glatten, Ergenzingen, Pforzheim, Eintracht Frankfurt, Viktoria Sindlingen, Rot-Weiss Frankfurt, Mainz
Coaching career: Mainz, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool

• Having spent his early career in the lower leagues and failed to break into Eintracht's first team, Klopp turned professional with Mainz, starting off as a striker before becoming a no-nonsense defender. Never played in the top flight but made 325 second-division appearances from 1990 to 2001, setting a club record by scoring 52 goals.

• 'Kloppo', as he is known in Germany, was appointed Mainz's caretaker coach on 28 February 2001, helping the club avoid relegation to the third tier. Duly won a permanent contract and built Mainz into one of the strongest clubs in the 2. Bundesliga; narrowly missed out on promotion in 2002 and 2003 before finally taking Mainz into the top flight for the first time in 2004 and kept them in the Bundesliga until 2007, taking them into the 2005/06 UEFA Cup via the UEFA Fair Play ranking.

• After another promotion near-miss in 2007/08 Klopp left for Dortmund. Took them to sixth in his first season, led them into the UEFA Europa League the next year and then, with a squad full of exciting young talent, oversaw league title wins in 2010/11 and 2011/12, adding the German Cup in the latter campaign with a 5-2 final victory against Bayern München.

• Earned even greater admiration in 2012/13 as he steered Dortmund all the way to the UEFA Champions League final at Wembley, where they lost to Bayern. Dortmund reached another domestic cup final in 2014, but again came up short against Bayern.

• Announced in April 2015 he was leaving Dortmund after that season, which ended with a cup final defeat against Wolfsburg. Succeeded Brendan Rodgers as Liverpool manager in October 2015 and took the team to the finals of the English League Cup and UEFA Europa League – helped by a quarter-final defeat of Dortmund – in his first season. Lost both, and there was more final disappointment in 2017/18, which ended in defeat by Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League decider in Kyiv.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1647813.html#jurgen+klopp

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Carlo Ancelotti

Date of birth: 10 June 1959
Nationality: Italian
Playing career: Parma, Roma, AC Milan
Coaching career: Reggiana, Parma, Juventus, AC Milan, Chelsea, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Bayern München, Napoli

• One of only seven people to have lifted the European Champion Clubs' Cup as both a player and coach and the second manager, after Bob Paisley, to win the trophy three times. A combative midfielder, Ancelotti helped Roma win the 1983 Serie A title and four Italian Cups before joining Milan in 1986 where he added two more league championships, as well as back-to-back European Cup triumphs in 1989 and 1990.

• Began coaching in 1995 with a year at Reggiana, earning them promotion from Serie B, before two seasons at Parma. Replaced Marcello Lippi at Juventus in February 1999 and returned to San Siro as coach of Milan in 2001. During eight seasons in charge, won the UEFA Champions League in 2003 and 2007, but lost the 2005 final on penalties to Liverpool FC after leading 3-0. Milan also won a Serie A title, a Coppa Italia and the 2007 FIFA Club World Cup.

• Resigned on 31 May 2009 and was named as Chelsea's new manager the following day. His first season in London ended with the club winning the league and cup double for the first time. Dismissed at the end of his second campaign, Ancelotti took charge of Paris in December 2011, steering the club to a first league title in 19 years in 2012/13, his sole full season in charge.

• Left to take over at Madrid, winning the Copa del Rey and the club's tenth European Cup in his first season, becoming only the fifth coach to win the trophy with two clubs in the process. Madrid then added the UEFA Super Cup, the fourth time Ancelotti had won that trophy as player or coach, before his dismissal at the end of 2014/15.

• That December he was appointed by Bayern, taking the reins in summer 2016 and winning the Bundesliga in his debut campaign, when he also became the first man to coach seven clubs in the UEFA Champions League. Dismissed in September 2017, he returned to Italy to take over at Napoli the following year.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=837745.html#carlo+ancelotti

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeDamir Skomina (SVN)
  • Assistant refereesJure Praprotnik (SVN) , Robert Vukan (SVN)
  • Additional assistant refereesSlavko Vinčić (SVN) , Matej Jug (SVN)
  • Fourth officialTomaž Klančnik (SVN)
  • UEFA DelegateJean-François Crucke (BEL)
  • UEFA Referee observerHugh Dallas (SCO)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA Champions League matchesUEFA matches
Damir Skomina05/08/197655133

Damir Skomina

Referee since: 1992
First division: 2000
FIFA badge: 2003

Tournaments: 2018 FIFA World Cup, 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, UEFA EURO 2016, 2013 FIFA U-20 World Cup, UEFA EURO 2012, 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, 2005 UEFA European Under-19 Championship, 2005 UEFA Regions' Cup, 2003 UEFA European Under-17 Championship

Finals
2017 UEFA Europa League
2012 UEFA Super Cup
2007 UEFA European Under-21 Championship

UEFA Champions League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
09/12/2009UCLGSLiverpool FCACF Fiorentina1-2Liverpool
20/10/2010UCLGSFC Internazionale MilanoTottenham Hotspur FC4-3Milan
23/11/2010UCLGSAJ AuxerreAC Milan0-2Auxerre
13/04/2011UCLQFFC Schalke 04FC Internazionale Milano2-1Gelsenkirchen
14/09/2011UCLGSSL BenficaManchester United FC1-1Lisbon
19/10/2011UCLGSOlympique de MarseilleArsenal FC0-1Marseille
22/11/2011UCLGSSSC NapoliManchester City FC2-1Naples
06/03/2012UCLR16Arsenal FCAC Milan3-0London
04/04/2012UCLQFChelsea FCSL Benfica2-1London
18/09/2012UCLGSReal Madrid CFManchester City FC3-2Madrid
23/10/2012UCLGSFC Shakhtar DonetskChelsea FC2-1Donetsk
21/11/2012UCLGSRSC AnderlechtAC Milan1-3Brussels
17/09/2013UCLGSManchester United FCBayer 04 Leverkusen4-2Manchester
15/09/2015UCLGSManchester City FCJuventus1-2Manchester
20/10/2015UCLGSFC Dynamo KyivChelsea FC0-0Kyiv
04/05/2016UCLSFReal Madrid CFManchester City FC1-0Madrid
15/02/2017UCLR16Real Madrid CFSSC Napoli3-1Madrid
22/08/2017UCLPOOGC NiceSSC Napoli0-2Nice
12/09/2017UCLGSFC BarcelonaJuventus3-0Barcelona
18/10/2017UCLGSChelsea FCAS Roma3-3London
21/11/2017UCLGSSSC NapoliFC Shakhtar Donetsk3-0Naples
14/03/2018UCLR16FC BarcelonaChelsea FC3-0Barcelona
02/05/2018UCLSFAS RomaLiverpool FC4-2Rome
02/10/2018UCLGSTSG 1899 HoffenheimManchester City FC1-2Sinsheim

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
11/05/2003U17GS-FTItalyIsrael4-0Santa Marta de Penaguiao
14/05/2003U17SFPortugalEngland2-2Viseu
08/10/2004U191QRPortugalItaly0-0Castelfranco di Sotto
15/02/2007UELR32SC BragaParma FC1-0Braga
14/06/2007U21GS-FTEnglandItaly2-2Arnhem
06/12/2007UELGSRSC AnderlechtTottenham Hotspur FC1-1Brussels
02/10/2008UELR1FC ZürichAC Milan0-1Zurich
27/11/2008UELGSUC SampdoriaVfB Stuttgart1-1Genoa
10/10/2009WCQRUkraineEngland1-0Dnipropetrovsk
09/12/2009UCLGSLiverpool FCACF Fiorentina1-2Liverpool
18/02/2010UELR32Panathinaikos FCAS Roma3-2Athens
01/04/2010UELQFFulham FCVfL Wolfsburg2-1London
20/10/2010UCLGSFC Internazionale MilanoTottenham Hotspur FC4-3Milan
23/11/2010UCLGSAJ AuxerreAC Milan0-2Auxerre
13/04/2011UCLQFFC Schalke 04FC Internazionale Milano2-1Gelsenkirchen
14/09/2011UCLGSSL BenficaManchester United FC1-1Lisbon
19/10/2011UCLGSOlympique de MarseilleArsenal FC0-1Marseille
22/11/2011UCLGSSSC NapoliManchester City FC2-1Naples
23/02/2012UELR32Manchester United FCAFC Ajax1-2Manchester
06/03/2012UCLR16Arsenal FCAC Milan3-0London
04/04/2012UCLQFChelsea FCSL Benfica2-1London
15/06/2012EUROGS-FTSwedenEngland2-3Kyiv
31/08/2012SCUPFinalChelsea FCClub Atlético de Madrid1-4Monaco
18/09/2012UCLGSReal Madrid CFManchester City FC3-2Madrid
16/10/2012WCQRItalyDenmark3-1Milan
23/10/2012UCLGSFC Shakhtar DonetskChelsea FC2-1Donetsk
21/11/2012UCLGSRSC AnderlechtAC Milan1-3Brussels
17/09/2013UCLGSManchester United FCBayer 04 Leverkusen4-2Manchester
15/10/2013WCQREnglandPoland2-0London
20/03/2014UELR16SL BenficaTottenham Hotspur FC2-2Lisbon
26/02/2015UELR32Beşiktaş JKLiverpool FC1-0Istanbul
28/03/2015EUROQRBulgariaItaly2-2Sofia
14/05/2015UELSFACF FiorentinaSevilla FC0-2Florence
15/09/2015UCLGSManchester City FCJuventus1-2Manchester
20/10/2015UCLGSFC Dynamo KyivChelsea FC0-0Kyiv
28/04/2016UELSFVillarreal CFLiverpool FC1-0Villarreal
04/05/2016UCLSFReal Madrid CFManchester City FC1-0Madrid
27/06/2016EUROR16EnglandIceland1-2Nice
15/02/2017UCLR16Real Madrid CFSSC Napoli3-1Madrid
24/05/2017UELFinalAFC AjaxManchester United FC0-2Solna
22/08/2017UCLPOOGC NiceSSC Napoli0-2Nice
12/09/2017UCLGSFC BarcelonaJuventus3-0Barcelona
18/10/2017UCLGSChelsea FCAS Roma3-3London
21/11/2017UCLGSSSC NapoliFC Shakhtar Donetsk3-0Naples
14/03/2018UCLR16FC BarcelonaChelsea FC3-0Barcelona
12/04/2018UELQFFC SalzburgSS Lazio4-1Salzburg
02/05/2018UCLSFAS RomaLiverpool FC4-2Rome
02/10/2018UCLGSTSG 1899 HoffenheimManchester City FC1-2Sinsheim
14/10/2018UNLGS-FTPolandItaly0-1Chorzow
25/10/2018UELGSSporting Clube de PortugalArsenal FC0-1Lisbon

Last updated 10/12/2018 03:04CET

Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Liverpool FCFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
12/08/2018LeagueWest Ham United FC (H)W 4-0Salah 19, Mané 45+2, 53, Sturridge 88
20/08/2018LeagueCrystal Palace FC (A)W 2-0Milner 45 (P), Mané 90+3
25/08/2018LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (H)W 1-0Salah 23
01/09/2018LeagueLeicester City FC (A)W 2-1Mané 10, Firmino 45
15/09/2018LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (A)W 2-1Wijnaldum 39, Firmino 54
18/09/2018UCLParis Saint-Germain (H)W 3-2Sturridge 30, Milner 36 (P), Firmino 90+2
22/09/2018LeagueSouthampton FC (H)W 3-0Hoedt 10 (og), Matip 21, Salah 45+3
26/09/2018CupChelsea FC (H)L 1-2Sturridge 58
29/09/2018LeagueChelsea FC (A)D 1-1Sturridge 89
03/10/2018UCLSSC Napoli (A)L 0-1
07/10/2018LeagueManchester City FC (H)D 0-0
20/10/2018LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (A)W 1-0Salah 24
24/10/2018UCLFK Crvena zvezda (H)W 4-0Firmino 20, Salah 45, 51 (P), Mané 80
27/10/2018LeagueCardiff City FC (H)W 4-1Salah 10, Mané 66, 87, Shaqiri 84
03/11/2018LeagueArsenal FC (A)D 1-1Milner 61
06/11/2018UCLFK Crvena zvezda (A)L 0-2
11/11/2018LeagueFulham FC (H)W 2-0Salah 41, Shaqiri 53
24/11/2018LeagueWatford FC (A)W 3-0Salah 67, Alexander-Arnold 76, Firmino 89
28/11/2018UCLParis Saint-Germain (A)L 1-2Milner 45+1 (P)
02/12/2018LeagueEverton FC (H)W 1-0Origi 90+6
05/12/2018LeagueBurnley FC (A)W 3-1Milner 62, Firmino 69, Shaqiri 90+1
08/12/2018LeagueAFC Bournemouth (A)W 4-0Salah 25, 48, 77, Cook 68 (og)
11/12/2018UCLSSC Napoli (H)
16/12/2018LeagueManchester United FC (H)
21/12/2018LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (A)
26/12/2018LeagueNewcastle United FC (H)
29/12/2018LeagueArsenal FC (H)
03/01/2019LeagueManchester City FC (A)
07/01/2019CupWolverhampton Wanderers FC (A)
12/01/2019LeagueBrighton & Hove Albion FC (A)
19/01/2019LeagueCrystal Palace FC (H)
30/01/2019LeagueLeicester City FC (H)
02/02/2019LeagueWest Ham United FC (A)
09/02/2019LeagueAFC Bournemouth (H)
23/02/2019LeagueManchester United FC (A)
27/02/2019LeagueWatford FC (H)
02/03/2019LeagueEverton FC (A)
09/03/2019LeagueBurnley FC (H)
16/03/2019LeagueFulham FC (A)
30/03/2019LeagueTottenham Hotspur FC (H)
06/04/2019LeagueSouthampton FC (A)
13/04/2019LeagueChelsea FC (H)
20/04/2019LeagueCardiff City FC (A)
27/04/2019LeagueHuddersfield Town FC (H)
04/05/2019LeagueNewcastle United FC (A)
12/05/2019LeagueWolverhampton Wanderers FC (H)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Liverpool FC16133034642
2Manchester City FC16132145941
3Tottenham Hotspur FC161204301636
4Chelsea FC161042331334
5Arsenal FC161042352034
6Manchester United FC16754282626
7Everton FC16664231924
8AFC Bournemouth16727252623
9Leicester City FC16646212022
10Wolverhampton Wanderers FC16646171922
11West Ham United FC16637232521
12Watford FC16637202321
13Brighton & Hove Albion FC16637192221
14Cardiff City FC164210153014
15Newcastle United FC16349132213
16Crystal Palace FC163310132312
17Burnley FC163310153212
18Huddersfield Town FC162410102710
19Southampton FC1616913309
20Fulham FC16231116409
SSC NapoliFixtures and results
DateCompetitionOpponentResultGoalscorers
18/08/2018LeagueSS Lazio (A)W 2-1Milik 45+2, Insigne 59
25/08/2018LeagueAC Milan (H)W 3-2Zieliński 53, 67, Mertens 80
02/09/2018LeagueUC Sampdoria (A)L 0-3
15/09/2018LeagueACF Fiorentina (H)W 1-0Insigne 79
18/09/2018UCLFK Crvena zvezda (A)D 0-0
23/09/2018LeagueTorino FC (A)W 3-1Insigne 4, 59, Verdi 20
26/09/2018LeagueParma FC (H)W 3-0Insigne 4, Milik 47, 84
29/09/2018LeagueJuventus (A)L 1-3Mertens 10
03/10/2018UCLLiverpool FC (H)W 1-0Insigne 90
07/10/2018LeagueUS Sassuolo Calcio (H)W 2-0Ounas 3, Insigne 72
20/10/2018LeagueUdinese Calcio (A)W 3-0Fabián Ruiz 14, Mertens 82 (P), Rog 85
24/10/2018UCLParis Saint-Germain (A)D 2-2Insigne 29, Mertens 77
28/10/2018LeagueAS Roma (H)D 1-1Mertens 90
02/11/2018LeagueEmpoli FC (H)W 5-1Insigne 9, Mertens 38, 64, 90+3, Milik 90
06/11/2018UCLParis Saint-Germain (H)D 1-1Insigne 63 (P)
10/11/2018LeagueGenoa CFC (A)W 2-1Fabián Ruiz 62, Biraschi 86 (og)
25/11/2018LeagueAC Chievo Verona (H)D 0-0
28/11/2018UCLFK Crvena zvezda (H)W 3-1Hamšík 11, Mertens 33, 52
03/12/2018LeagueAtalanta BC (A)W 2-1Fabián Ruiz 2, Milik 85
08/12/2018LeagueFrosinone Calcio (H)W 4-0Zieliński 7, Ounas 40, Milik 68, 84
11/12/2018UCLLiverpool FC (A)
16/12/2018LeagueCagliari Calcio (A)
22/12/2018LeagueSPAL (H)
26/12/2018LeagueFC Internazionale Milano (A)
29/12/2018LeagueBologna FC (H)
20/01/2019LeagueSS Lazio (H)
26/01/2019LeagueAC Milan (A)
03/02/2019LeagueUC Sampdoria (H)
10/02/2019LeagueACF Fiorentina (A)
17/02/2019LeagueTorino FC (H)
24/02/2019LeagueParma FC (A)
03/03/2019LeagueJuventus (H)
10/03/2019LeagueUS Sassuolo Calcio (A)
17/03/2019LeagueUdinese Calcio (H)
31/03/2019LeagueAS Roma (A)
03/04/2019LeagueEmpoli FC (A)
07/04/2019LeagueGenoa CFC (H)
14/04/2019LeagueAC Chievo Verona (A)
20/04/2019LeagueAtalanta BC (H)
28/04/2019LeagueFrosinone Calcio (A)
05/05/2019LeagueCagliari Calcio (H)
12/05/2019LeagueSPAL (A)
19/05/2019LeagueFC Internazionale Milano (H)
26/05/2019LeagueBologna FC (A)
Pos.ClubsPWDLGFGAPts
1Juventus15141032843
2SSC Napoli151122321435
3FC Internazionale Milano15924271329
4AC Milan15753241826
5SS Lazio15744221825
6Torino FC15573191622
7Atalanta BC15636292021
8AS Roma15564262021
9US Sassuolo Calcio15564242221
10Parma FC15636161921
11UC Sampdoria15555231920
12ACF Fiorentina15474211619
13Cagliari Calcio15384151917
14Empoli FC15447192616
15Genoa CFC15447203016
16SPAL15438142415
17Udinese Calcio15348132113
18Bologna FC15258132411
19Frosinone Calcio1515911338
20AC Chievo Verona1506912323

Last updated 10/12/2018 23:03CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Liverpool FC

  • UEFA Champions League - Group stage
    Group C - Group Standings
    ClubPldWDLGFGAPts
    SSC Napoli5230749
    Paris Saint-Germain52211388
    Liverpool FC5203876
    FK Crvena zvezda51134134
    Matchday 1 (18/09/2018)
    Liverpool FC 3-2 Paris Saint-Germain
    1-0 Sturridge 30, 2-0 Milner 36 (P) , 2-1 Meunier 40, 2-2 Mbappé 83, 3-2 Firmino 90+2
    Alisson Becker, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Milner, Mané (93 Fabinho), Salah (85 Shaqiri), Gomez, Henderson, Sturridge (72 Firmino), Robertson, Alexander-Arnold
  • Matchday 2 (03/10/2018)
    SSC Napoli 1-0 Liverpool FC
    1-0 Insigne 90
    Alisson Becker, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Milner (76 Fabinho), Keïta (19 Henderson), Firmino, Mané (89 Sturridge), Salah, Gomez, Robertson, Alexander-Arnold
  • Matchday 3 (24/10/2018)
    Liverpool FC 4-0 FK Crvena zvezda
    1-0 Firmino 20, 2-0 Salah 45, 3-0 Salah 51 (P) , 4-0 Mané 80
    Alisson Becker, Fabinho, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Firmino, Mané, Salah (73 Sturridge), Gomez, Shaqiri (68 Lallana), Robertson (82 Moreno), Alexander-Arnold
  • Matchday 4 (06/11/2018)
    FK Crvena zvezda 2-0 Liverpool FC
    1-0 Pavkov 22, 2-0 Pavkov 29
    Alisson Becker, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum, Milner, Mané, Salah, Sturridge (46 Firmino), Lallana (79 Origi), Robertson, Matip, Alexander-Arnold (46 Gomez)
  • Matchday 5 (28/11/2018)
    Paris Saint-Germain 2-1 Liverpool FC
    1-0 Bernat 13, 2-0 Neymar 37, 2-1 Milner 45+1 (P)
    Alisson Becker, Van Dijk, Wijnaldum (66 Keïta), Lovren, Milner (77 Shaqiri), Firmino (71 Sturridge), Mané, Salah, Gomez, Henderson, Robertson
  • Matchday 6 (11/12/2018)
    Liverpool FC-SSC Napoli

SSC Napoli

  • UEFA Champions League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (18/09/2018)
    FK Crvena zvezda 0-0 SSC Napoli
    Ospina, Allan (61 Mertens), Mário Rui, Callejón (75 Ounas), Fabián Ruiz, Zieliński (75 Hamšík), Hysaj, Insigne, Koulibaly, Albiol, Milik
  • Matchday 2 (03/10/2018)
    SSC Napoli 1-0 Liverpool FC
    1-0 Insigne 90
    Ospina, Allan, Mário Rui, Callejón, Fabián Ruiz (68 Verdi), Hamšík (81 Zieliński), Maksimović, Insigne, Koulibaly, Albiol, Milik (68 Mertens)
  • Matchday 3 (24/10/2018)
    Paris Saint-Germain 2-2 SSC Napoli
    0-1 Insigne 29, 1-1 Mário Rui 61 (og) , 1-2 Mertens 77, 2-2 Di María 90+3
    Ospina, Allan, Mário Rui, Callejón (86 Rog), Fabián Ruiz, Mertens (84 Milik), Hamšík, Maksimović, Insigne (53 Zieliński), Koulibaly, Albiol
  • Matchday 4 (06/11/2018)
    SSC Napoli 1-1 Paris Saint-Germain
    0-1 Bernat 45+2, 1-1 Insigne 63 (P)
    Ospina, Allan, Mário Rui, Callejón, Fabián Ruiz (71 Zieliński), Mertens (83 Ounas), Hamšík, Maksimović (76 Hysaj), Insigne, Koulibaly, Albiol
  • Matchday 5 (28/11/2018)
    SSC Napoli 3-1 FK Crvena zvezda
    1-0 Hamšík 11, 2-0 Mertens 33, 3-0 Mertens 52, 3-1 Ben Nabouhane 57
    Ospina, Allan, Mário Rui, Callejón (86 Rog), Fabián Ruiz, Mertens, Hamšík, Maksimović, Insigne (77 Zieliński), Koulibaly, Albiol (46 Hysaj)
  • Matchday 6 (11/12/2018)
    Liverpool FC-SSC Napoli

Last updated 29/11/2018 17:56CET

Competition facts Only this chapter

UEFA Champions League: Did you know?

Overall records
• In 2012/13, Chelsea became the first defending champions to fail to get through a group stage since the UEFA Champions League began. (This record, like the others, includes the seasons between 1999/2000 and 2002/03 that featured a second group stage). In 1992/93, Barcelona were the reigning European Champion Clubs' Cup holders and lost 4-3 on aggregate in the second round to CSKA Moskva.

• In 2016/17 Real Madrid became the first team to successfully defend the UEFA Champions League trophy, with AC Milan (1989, 1990) the previous club to win consecutive European Cups. Milan (1994, 1995), Ajax (1995, 1996), Juventus (1996, 1997) and Manchester United (2008, 2009) have all returned to the UEFA Champions League final as holders only to lose.

• Real Madrid then made it three wins in a row in 2017/18, becoming the fourth club to win three or more successive titles in European Cup history, and the first to do it twice.

• Only two teams have ever won the UEFA Champions League on home soil: Borussia Dortmund (1997, final in Munich) and Juventus (1996, final in Rome), while Manchester United lost the 2011 final in London and 12 months later Bayern were beaten in the showpiece in their own stadium, the Fußball Arena München.

Group stage
• This season's success means Barcelona have finished as group winners on 20 occasions, four more than Real Madrid and five more than Bayern München and Manchester United.

• Bayern München (2 April 2013 to 27 November 2013) and Real Madrid (23 April 2014 to 18 February 2015) jointly hold the record for successive wins in the UEFA Champions League proper with ten. Bayern surpassed the previous mark of nine, set by Barcelona between 18 September 2002 and 18 February 2003.

• Six teams have recorded six successive victories in a UEFA Champions League group stage: Milan (1992/93), Paris Saint-Germain (1994/95), Spartak Moskva (1995/96), Barcelona (2002/03, first group stage) and Real Madrid (2011/12 and 2014/15).

• Twenty teams have gone through a UEFA Champions League group stage without picking up a single point, most recently Benfica in 2017/18.

• In 2017/18, Paris Saint-Germain set a new group stage record by scoring 25 goals, with Liverpool (23) also eclipsing the old mark of 21 set by Borussia Dortmund in 2016/17. Manchester United (1998/99), Barcelona (2011/12, 2016/17) and Real Madrid (2013/14) all managed 20.

• Only Deportivo La Coruña (2004/05), Maccabi Haifa (2009/10) and Dinamo Zagreb (2016/17) have failed to score in a group stage.

• BATE Borisov conceded 24 goals in 2014/15, a new group stage record which was matched by Legia Warszawa in 2016/17. The previous mark, 22, was held by Dinamo Zagreb (2011/12) and Nordsjælland (2012/13); Malmö shipped 21 in 2015/16.

• No team has ever gone through a UEFA Champions League group stage without conceding a goal. Milan (1992/93), Ajax (1995/96), Juventus (1996/97 and 2004/05), Chelsea (2005/06), Liverpool (2005/06), Villarreal (2005/06), Manchester United (2010/11), Monaco (2014/15), Paris Saint-Germain (2015/16) and Barcelona (2017/18) all let in just one.

• Before their 3-1 win against Sporting CP on matchday six of the 2006/07 campaign, Spartak Moskva went 22 games without a victory in the competition, a mark FCSB surpassed on matchday six in 2013/14.

• Anderlecht hold the unwanted record for successive defeats in the competition, group stage to final, having lost 12 in a row between December 2003 and November 2005. Dinamo Zagreb are next with 11 consecutive losses on two occasions, from September 2011 to November 2012 and ongoing since September 2015.

• The lowest total for a team qualifying from the group stage is six points: Zenit in 2013/14 and Roma in 2015/16. Since three points for a win was introduced in 1995/96, eight teams have made it through with seven points: Legia Warszawa (1995/96), Dynamo Kyiv (1999/2000), Liverpool (2001/02), Lokomotiv Moskva and eventual finalists Juventus (both 2002/03), Rangers and Werder Bremen (2005/06) and Basel (2014/15).

• Napoli failed to qualify from their group with 12 points in 2013/14, the highest total of any team not to reach the next stage when the top two in each section progressed. Dynamo Kyiv (1999/2000), Borussia Dortmund (2002/03 – both second group stage), PSV Eindhoven (2003/04), Olympiacos and Dynamo Kyiv (both 2004/05), Werder Bremen (2006/07), Manchester City (2011/12), Chelsea and Cluj (both 2012/13), Benfica (2013/14) and Porto (2015/16) all missed out with ten points.

Goalscoring records
• Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a match in Barcelona's 7-1 win against Bayer Leverkusen on 7 March 2012, a feat matched by Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano at BATE Borisov on 21 October 2014. Eleven more players, also including Messi, have scored four times in a game, most recently Cristiano Ronaldo for Real Madrid on matchday six in 2015/16.

• Cristiano Ronaldo set a new record for a UEFA Champions League group stage with 11 goals in 2015/16, eclipsing his own mark of nine in 2013/14, which Luiz Adriano matched in 2014/15 and Ronaldo himself equalled in 2017/18. Lionel Messi got ten goals in 2016/17; Zlatan Ibrahimović (2013/14), Ruud van Nistelrooy (2004/05), Filippo Inzaghi and Hernán Crespo (both 2002/03) managed eight.

• Messi's hat-trick against PSV Eindhoven on matchday one of the 2018/19 competition was his eighth in the competition, one more than Ronaldo.

Oldest and youngest players
• Lazio goalkeeper Marco Ballotta is the oldest player to compete in the UEFA Champions League having featured against Real Madrid on matchday six in 2007/08 aged 43 years and 252 days. Alessandro Costacurta is the oldest outfield player; the Milan defender was 40 years and 211 days when he played against AEK Athens in 2006/07.

• Francesco Totti is the oldest player to score in the competition, aged 38 years and 59 days, in Roma's 1-1 draw at CSKA Moskva on 25 November 2014. Ryan Giggs (37 years 290 days) was the previous record holder.

• Celestine Babayaro is the youngest player to have appeared; he was 16 years and 87 days when he started for Anderlecht against Steaua Bucureşti on 23 November 1994. He was sent off in the 37th minute.

• Peter Ofori-Quaye is the youngest player to have scored in the UEFA Champions League, aged 17 years and 195 days. He found the net in Olympiacos's 5-1 defeat at Rosenborg on 1 October 1997.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=584229.html#competition+facts

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Team facts Only this chapter

Liverpool FC
Formed:
1892
Nickname: The Reds

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• European Champion Clubs' Cup (5): 1977, 1978, 1981, 1984, (1985), 2005, (2007), (2018)
• UEFA Cup/UEFA Europa League (3): 1973, 1976, 2001, (2016)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: (1966)
• UEFA Super Cup (3): 1977, (1978), (1984), 2001, 2005
• European/South American Cup: (1981), (1984)

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 18 (1990)
FA Cup: 7 (2006)
League Cup: 8 (2012)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2017/18:
runners-up
2016/17:
 did not take part in UEFA competition
2015/16: UEFA Europa League runners-up
2014/15: UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14: did not take part in UEFA competition
2012/13:
UEFA Europa League round of 32
2011/12:
did not take part in UEFA competition
2010/11:
UEFA Europa League round of 16
2009/10:
UEFA Europa League semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2008/09: quarter-finals

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
11-0: Liverpool v Strømgodset
17/09/74, UEFA Cup Winners' Cup first round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-7:
Maribor v Liverpool
17/10/17, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Liverpool v Real Madrid
22/10/14, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Ajax v Liverpool
07/12/66, European Champion Clubs' Cup second round first leg

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)
• Biggest home win
8-0: Liverpool v Beşiktaş
06/11/07, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-7: Maribor v Liverpool (see above)

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Liverpool v Real Madrid (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
4-2: Bayer Leverkusen v Liverpool
09/04/02, quarter-finals second leg
2-0
three times, most recently v Crvena zvezda
06/11/18, group stage

https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=854367.html#club+facts+liverpool

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SSC Napoli
Formed:
1926
Nickname: Partenopei (a reference to Parthenope, one of the Sirens of Greek mythology)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup (1): 1989

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 2 (1990)
Italian Cup: 5 (2014)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless indicated otherwise)
2017/18:
UEFA Europa League round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2016/17:
 round of 16
2015/16: UEFA Europa League round of 32
2014/15:
UEFA Europa League semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2013/14: UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2012/13:
UEFA Europa League round of 32
2011/12: round of 16
2010/11:
UEFA Europa League round of 32
2009/10:
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2008/09: UEFA Cup first round (having qualified as UEFA Intertoto Cup winners)

Records
UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
5-0 three times, most recently v Midtjylland
05/11/15, UEFA Europa League group stage

• Biggest away win
1-5: Valencia v Napoli
16/09/92, UEFA Cup first round first leg
0-4: Trabzonspor v Napoli
19/02/15, UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-3: Napoli v Viktoria Plzeň
14/02/13, UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
5-1: Werder Bremen v Napoli
06/12/89, UEFA Cup third round second leg

UEFA Champions League (group stage to final)
• Biggest home win
3-0: Napoli v Shakhtar Donetsk
21/11/17, group stage

• Biggest away win
0-2: Villarreal v Napoli
07/12/11, group stage

• Heaviest home defeat
2-4: Napoli v Manchester City
01/11/17, group stage
1-3: Napoli v Real Madrid
07/03/17, round of 16 second leg

• Heaviest away defeat
4-1: Chelsea v Napoli (aet)
14/03/12, round of 16 second leg

https://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=2039333.html#club+facts+napoli

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Legend

ALL-TIME STATISTICS
The all-time record of the competing clubs in UEFA club competition.

UEFA club competition: These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records in UEFA club competition defined as European Champion Clubs' Cup, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Cup Winner's Cup UEFA Super Cup, UEFA Intertoto Cup and European/South American Cup. Matches in the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup and the 1972 Super Cup are not included as they were not held under UEFA auspices, while the FIFA Club World Cup is excluded.

Match officials

UCL: Total matches officiated in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

UEFA: Total matches officiated in UEFA club competition including all qualifying round matches. Matches where the official has acted as the fourth official are not included in these statistics. These are the official statistics considered valid for communicating official records.

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • UCLQ: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances in the qualifying rounds and play-offs only
  • UCL: Current season total UEFA Champions League appearances from group stage onwards prior to current matchday
  • UCL: Total appearances in the UEFA Champions League from 1992/93 season, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.