Team manager Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool FC have missed the premature entry into the second round of the Champions League. The defending champion came against the Italian runners-up SSC Naples with former Bayern coach Carlo Ancelotti is not over 1-1 (1-0), but remains with ten points leaders of Group E before Naples (9).
In the final group match at the Austrian series champion RB Salzburg on December 10, the Reds would draw a draw to reach the last 16. In Klopp's 100th game as coach in a European match, Belgian international Dries Mertens (21) brought Naples into the lead , After the break, Dejan Lovren (65 ') equalized. Former semi-finalist Ajax Amsterdam took advantage of the draw between Valencia CF and Chelsea (2-2) to take the lead in Group H. Lucky's surprise team won the league title last season thanks to goals from Hakim Ziyech (2nd) and Quincy Promes (59.) 2-0 (1-0). In Milan, Borussia Dortmund overtook Slavia Prag 3-1 (1: 1) and are now in second place in Group F. Coach Antonio Conte's side meet on the final day of the match Zenit St. Petersburg improved his chance to the knockout stages by a 2-0 (1-0) against Olympique Lyon in Group G with leaders RB Leipzig clearly. The Russian champion conquered from the French second place.The former Stuttgart and Hamburg head coach Hannes Wolf was defeated in his European debut with the KRC Genk against RB Salzburg with 1: 4 (0: 2).