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Five talking points from Liverpool 1-1 Napoli

Liverpool FC v SSC Napoli: Group E - UEFA Champions League
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Liverpool failed to book their spot in the Champions League knockout stages following a disappointing 1-1 draw with Napoli.

Defending champions Liverpool hosted Napoli on Tuesday hoping to qualify for the last-16 in the Champions League, and win Group E.

But things quickly went against them, when Dries Mertens beat the offside trap to fire Napoli into a first-half lead. Although the lacklustre Reds nearly equalised through James Milner just before the break.

Jurgen Klopp’s side came out stronger in the second-half, and began challenging Napoli’s unwavering defence. 

And the Premier League leaders eventually did breakthrough with Dejan Lovren’s header in the 65th-minute sparing them a point.

So, without further ado, we give you the five main talking points from Liverpool’s 1-1 draw against Napoli.

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