James Milner confident Liverpool can 'finish the job' against Napoli at Anfield

PSG star Neymar

"We still respect them how they are as players because they're world-class players, but it's not really necessary at times".

Liverpool still need to win, but have a chance at topping the group if they win 1-0 or by a two goal cushion. It was frustrating. But when you play against PSG you know it's something you're going to come up against especially with him [Neymar].

Marco Verratti missed PSG's 3-2 defeat at Anfield earlier in the season as a result of a suspension carried from last season's red card against Real Madrid and his absence left a huge hole in the French champions' midfield.

The second half proved a scrappy affair with Liverpool unable to muster pressure on the PSG goal, with Klopp annoyed by what he perceived to be a lack of control from referee Marciniak. "Even Joe Gomez got a yellow card, the nicest boy on the planet, and he was close to a red".

Meanwhile, PSG head to Belgrade for their last game still needing to win to be certain of advancing to the knockout phase for a seventh straight season, but at least they have their fate in their hands.

"We're calling Anfield right now actually and then we see what happens".

Mohamed Salah is "out of sorts" for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp's front three are not "clicking in the same way" as part of a long-ball system, says Stephen Warnock.

"I look like a bad loser, but I don't care", said Klopp.

Salah curling a shot wide was as good as it got for the visitors, for whom Gomez was having a tough time as having been nailed by a reckless over-the-top Verratti challenge was then booked after losing possession to and then pulling back Neymar. "We have a big game at the weekend so that helps".

Will Liverpool shock the soccer world, or will PSG rise to the occasion?

PSG had been desperate to get Neymar and Kylian Mbappe back fit for this game after both had picked up injuries on global duty last week.

The official also appeared to be persuaded to give a penalty to Liverpool - converted by James Milner - after seemingly initially gesturing for a corner when Angel Di Maria brought down Sadio Mane in the box.

It will be a tense night against Napoli at Anfield on December 11.

Keita has started in just five games for Liverpool in all competitions and will hope to stay fit and play a bigger role in the coming weeks.

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