Liverpool vs Napoli: LIVE Stream and Goal Updates (0-3)
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Thank you to everyone who tuned in to VAVEL's live minute-by-minute coverage of Napoli's 3-0 victory over Liverpool.

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Next up for Liverpool, they will face Lyon on Wednesday before a Community Shield fixture against Manchester City on the weekend.

As for Napoli, they play Marseille on Sunday.

Liverpool had more of the ball in the second half but couldn't create many clear cut chances.

Napoli did all of the work in the first half, whilst Younes' early goal in the second half sealed the deal for them.

Full-time: Liverpool 0-3 Napoli
It’s a deserved win for Napoli today who have beaten Liverpool 3-0.

The Italian side were dominant in the first half especially, with goals from Insigne, Milik and Younes giving them the win in Scotland.


90' A fantastic save from Meret as Wilson's fierce effort was certainly heading for goal.

88' 16-year-old Harvey Elliott looks confident on his Liverpool debut, hitting a volley first time over the bar.
83' It is a very youthful Liverpool team now but they are on top, they have around seven minutes plus any potential stoppage time to get a goal back.
80' Meret is forced into a good save in the Napoli goal, there was a touch from one of his team mates which almost found the net.
79' The Scotland captain Andy Robertson received a huge round of applause from the crowd here, appreciating one of their countries star players.

Meanwhile, Duncan, Den Berg, Lewis and Elliott are on for Liverpool, replacing Wijnaldum, Milner, Van Dijk and Fabinho.

75' Two more changes for Liverpool, Robertson and Alexander-Arnold replaced by Hoever and Gomez.

As for Napoli, Milic is off and replaced by Tutino.

69' Insigne continues to cause problems for the Premier League side, he is able get them up the pitch quickly and the Liverpool defence are struggling to cope with him when he does.
62' Four changes for Liverpool.

Brewster, Wilson, Lovren and Lallana on for Henderson, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Origi and Matip.

57' Once again Insigne with good work on the wing, he finds Milik whose effort is saved by Mignolet.
54' Henderson's strike from the edge of the box is blocked well by former Spurs defender Vlad Chiriches.
Confirmation of Napoli's half-time changes

52' Insigne with some great work from the left hand side, his strike is parried out by Mignolet and Younes tapped it home.


48' No changes for Liverpool at the break.

Fabinho's long range effort was deflected comfortably for the Napoli goalkeeper.

We're underway for the second half!
The teams are out here in the Murrayfield stadium, Napoli have got the second half underway.
Elsewhere in football
Two other friendly games from today have now finished, with Lyon beating Arsenal 2-1 thanks to strikes from Moussa Dembele.

Whilst Rangers were 1-0 winners against Derby County.

Other than the first and last five minutes of the half, Napoli were the much better side.

Liverpool had their best spell just before the break but never really tested Meret in goal.

Half-time: Liverpool 0-2 Napoli
Napoli have a deserved lead at half-time, goals from Insigne and Milik have given Liverpool some serious work to do in the second period.
44' Origi finds the back of the net with a great strike but he was clearly offside, a few of the crowd were not aware of that at first though.
40' There are just five minutes to go in this first half, Liverpool are starting to come back into this game.
37' Manolas is currently down injured for Napoli, the physio is on whilst Milner and Henderson lead a group discussion by the Liverpool players in the middle of the pitch.
31' Napoli deserve their two goal lead here in Scotland.

They are looking confident in possession, with Liverpool's press not as aggressive as you would expect and they have been sloppy both on the ball and in defence, allowing balls in behind.

28' Napoli go 2-0 up!

Insigne's low cross finds Milik who is completely free and he finds the bottom corner.

24' Napoli are still on top in this one, Mertens appeared to be free down the left hand side in a great position but the flag was up for offside.
17' Napoli take the lead!

Insigne comes inside from the left and fires the ball into the right-hand corner from outside the area.

No chance for Mignolet.

16' Napoli have come into this game in the last five minutes, there have been a couple of sloppy passes from Liverpool which have allowed the opposition to create a couple of chances.
11' Mignolet makes his first save of the game, diving to his left to save a free kick from Mertens.
10' Napoli create their first chance of the game with Verdi looking to curl one into the far post from the right-hand side.

It was never going to trouble Mignolet.

9' Liverpool are looking comfortable in possession, whilst the Italian side are struggling to keep the ball when going forward.
4' Robertson's cross from the left found Origi who had a good chance but his side footed effort went just wide.
2' Liverpool with a bright start, Van Dijk's pass found Origi but his heavy touch went through to the Napoli goalkeeper.
We're underway!
Liverpool have taken the kick off and we are underway here in Scotland
'You'll Never Walk Alone' rings out around the stadium, we're seconds away from kick off now.
The teams are out
The teams are out in front of a sell out crowd, with over 67,000 fans packed into the stadium.
This is your five minute warning
There are just five minutes to go until the game begins here in Scotland, there is currently some pre-match entertainment on the pitch.
Klopp confirms in pre-match interview that Elliott is 'likely' to play
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that new signing Harvey Elliott is likely to feature at some point today, he said:

"Yes, it's pretty likely. We have to see how we change exactly but it's pretty likely.

He trained yesterday with us and will play today. [He's a] nice kid, a good player."

Today's venue - Murrayfield Stadium

Both sets of players are now on the pitch in Scotland warming up ahead of the game.

There is less than 25 minutes until kick off.

The managers are all smiles ahead of the game

A fairly strong starting line-up has been picked from Carlo Ancelotti.

Callejon, Mertens, Insigne and Milik are some of the big names who will be looking to cause problems for Liverpool today.

Team news: Napoli

There are plenty of other younger players who will be hoping to get some minutes today for Liverpool.

Van Den Berg, Duncan, Hoever, Brewster and Wilson are all on the bench.

Harvey Elliott, who was announced as Liverpool's newest signing earlier today, is on the bench.

The youngsters squad number has therefore been confirmed, he will wear the number 67 shirt.

Some of Liverpool's key men such as Salah, Mane, Firmino and Allison are all left out of the squad after  being on international duty.

It is another chance for Divock Origi to impress whilst Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain gets more minutes under his belt after his injury hit campaign last time out.

Team news: Liverpool

Elsewhere in the sporting world
Lewis Hamilton has crashed in the German Grand Prix on a slippery track but is still in the race as Max Verstappen leads. Follow the action live on VAVEL UK here.
16-year-old Harvey Elliott signs for Liverpool from Fulham. He became the youngest player to play in the Premier League in May and will be part of the Liverpool squad for the game today.
New Signing!

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Napoli team news
It's difficult to second guess what kind of lineup, Carlo Ancelotti will field at Murrayfield. The Italian still has a lot of time to get his players fitness up for the big kickoff. It's likely he will probably use 22 players with a full change of personnel at half-time while Klopp will be more keen to get some serious minutes into his players' legs. 
Liverpool team news
Liverpool will have quite a few players missing for the game in Edinburgh. Their star forward line of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Mo Salah were all on international duty in the summer along with Allison Becker. They are set to return to training but will be unavailable to play against Napoli. 

Xherdan Shaqiri, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain are also doubtful and will probably miss the game alongside the long-term injured, Nathaniel Clyne. 
Regular foes
This will be the fourth time in less than a year that these sides have met. Liverpool won 5-0 in a friendly last summer. They were also drawn together in the Champions League group stages with Napoli winning 1-0 in Naples and Liverpool winning by the same scoreline in the return match which took Liverpool into the knockout stages and sent Napoli into the Europa League. 
Napoli's preseason
Napoli are still early in their preseason preparations with Serie A not due to start for another four weeks. They played three games in Dimaro, Italy; losing to Benevento (2-1), beating Feralpisalo (5-0) and drawing with Cremonese (3-3). After this game, they will play away to Marseille before travelling to the USA for a double-header with Barcelona. 
Liverpool's preseason
This will be the sixth game of Liverpool's preseason. They started with local wins over Tranmere Rovers (6-0) and Bradford City (3-1) before heading off to America. Defeats to Borussia Dortmund (3-2), Sevilla (2-1) and a draw with Sporting Lisbon (2-2) were disappointing for the European champions but at this stage, it's more about getting minutes into players legs. After this game, Liverpool will head to Geneva to take on Lyon before kicking off their season in the Community Shield against Manchester City next Sunday. 
Murrayfield Stadium
Murrayfield may be an unusual venue for a game between teams from the Premier League and Serie A but the locals have been snapping up tickets and the game is set to be a 67,500 sellout.

Murrayfield is primarily the home of Scottish Rugby Union but it is no stranger to football with Hearts, Hibs and even Celtic playing there when Celtic Park was being used for the Commonwealth Games. 

Hello and welcome to VAVEL's live text commentary of today's friendly between Liverpool and Napoli from Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh. We will be keeping you up to date with live updates throughout the game which kicks off at 5:00PM.