But it was also a game in which Neymar produced a typical performance for the French side, with the Brazilian mixing brilliance with petulance
Liverpool beat City 4-3 in a EPL thriller in January before enjoying a 3-0 win in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final at Anfield.
Liverpool midfielder, Naby Keita, was taken to hospital after sustaining a suspected back injury during his team’s 1-0 defeat by Napoli in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Premier League club said.
He was said to be driving through the Varcaturo district at around 2 a.m. when the motorbike blocked the road and forced him to stop, the report said.
Following the draw for this season’s Champions League made on Thursday, their group could already be referred to as the ‘group of death’.
In one of the delightful twists that football has a habit of providing, AC Milan Football Club will be Napoli’s first opponents of the season at the San Paolo as last season’s runners-up aim to build on their opening 2-1 win at Lazio.
The Italian was informed of his departure on Thursday
The fixture list had pitted the two sides on the final day of the season in a direct battle for the fourth and final place in next season’s Champions’ League group stage with Lazio needing a draw to qualify.
Napoli twice squandered their lead and are now almost certainly done with chasing Juventus for the title.
With four games left, Napoli’s victory has made the title race a photo-finish affair.
Napoli’s title challenge appeared to be petering out after Dries Mertens saw his penalty kick saved early in the second half and Mariusz Stepinski put Chievo ahead with 17 minutes left.