Napoli beats Liverpool 2-0 in Champions League


Italy’s Napoli defeated last season’s UEFA Champions League winner Liverpool 2-0 late Tuesday in a Group E match at Naples’ San Paolo Stadium.

The team’s win against the English club came as Europe’s most prestigious football tournament kicked off with eight matches in Group E, F, G and H.

Napoli took the lead with Belgian forward Dries Mertens’ penalty goal in the 82nd minute.

The club’s new transfer, Spanish forward Fernando Llorente, found the net in the 90th minute and Napoli won the game 2-0.

The results are as follows:

Napoli (Italy) 2-0 Liverpool (England)

RB Salzburg (Austria) 6-2 Genk (Belgium)

Inter (Italy) 1-1 Slavia Prague (Czech Republic)

Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 0-0 Barcelona (Spain)

Olympique Lyon (France) 1-1 Zenit St. Petersburg (Russia)

Benfica (Portugal) 1-2 RB Leipzig (Germany)

Ajax (Netherlands) 3-0 Lille (Italy)

Chelsea (England) 0-1 Valencia (Spain)
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