Alisson Gearing Up For A Tough Challenge Against Napoli

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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker is bracing himself for a tough challenge when they Face Napoli in a group C encounter in the Champions League.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are scheduled to face the Italian side on Wednesday at the Stadio San Paolo what is expected to be a mouthwatering fixture. Carlo Ancelotti’s side may have lost their last match against Juventus in the Serie-A but do have the ammunition to inflict severe damage on the Reds.

Having played for AS Roma for a long period Alisson is aware of Napoli’s potential. Given Liverpool’s positive start to the season, it shouldn’t be a tough task for the Reds to get past the Naples side but Alisson doesn’t want to rush things.

The keeper who has turned 26 years old on Tuesday said, “They had 24 attempts on goal, 13 on target. I made 11 saves and conceded two goals.

“It’s always tough playing away against a great club. In Napoli, we’ll definitely find really passionate fans, and a team that comes onto the pitch with a huge desire to win. The last and only time I played there, we happily got a win, but it was one of the games I had to work hardest in during the season.

“It was one of the toughest games of the season for us in Serie A, so it’s definitely going to be a tough game. They’ve had the same basis of the team for three to four years.

“I hope we have a great game and achieve the victory, but it’ll definitely be a big challenge for us.”

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