Group C fifth round made it a lot more complicated to qualify for the knockout stages. As it stands Napoli are leading with 9 points, PSG are second with 8, and Liverpool sit on third spot with 6. According to online sportsbook news in the United Kingdom, both Liverpool and Napoli will unleash their best attacking force to win the match.
Predictions on Liverpool vs Napoli goalscorer opt for the Reds forwards to score many goals. It will not be intended for individual accolades but for avoiding relegation to Europa League. On the other hand, Napoli will to win the top spot of Group C if they manage to attack well and outscore the hosts.
Hopes Hang on Salah, Mane & Sturridge
Liverpool will certainly rely on their Egyptian striker Mo Salah to play wide and hit the heights. Mo Salah is the PL Golden Boot winner for 2017-18 but he has been goal-less this season. However, he has nine goals to his name, two of which he scored in Champions League. Mo Salah is the favourite to score, and you can bet on him with 4/5 odds at Unibet Sportsbook.
His teammate at the left wing Sadio Mane will pose a big threat on Napoli’s box. He enjoys the most playing time among all Liverpool forwards with 449 minutes so far. Yet, he only managed to score once in Champions League during five games. This game is decisive, therefore Klopp will bring the best out of Mane. You can bet on Mane to score at anytime with 2.33.
With the third man up front Roberto Firimino having a difficult moment, we expect Daniel Sturridge to take his place. Sturridge had nine attempts in Champions League and scored once against PSG with a header. You can bet on him to help his team win the game with 2.28 odds.
Napoli Have Plenty of Strikers to Score at Anfield
Napoli’s main man Dries Mertens will be hungry to score some goals. He is one of the best strikers in Europe for the past two seasons. This season he enjoyed many impressive moments and scored three goals in Champions League. If Napoli manage to press high against Liverpool, Mertens will be the guy to score with 3.30 at Unibet Sportsbook.
Another top striker you can select when betting on Liverpool vs Napoli goalscorer is Lorenzo Insigne. He has three goals to his name in Champions League. Insigne is one of the top scorers with seven goals in Serie A. His odds are 4.00 to score at anytime.
Slovak midfielder Marek Hamsik (5.00) is one of excellent assists with 336 accurate passes in Champions League. Although his role is not to score goals, he scored the opener in last match against Red Stars Belgrade. Neapolitan captain recently overtook Diego Maradona as the club’s all time leading scorer.