Napoli have been pitted against Liverpool, Ajax and Rangers in Champions League Group A.


Napoli will be facing both Ajax and Rangers for the first time in UEFA competitions.

Napoli met Ajax in the Fairs Cup in 1969/70, winning the home leg 1-0 before losing the return leg in the Netherlands 4-0 after extra time.

There have been six previous meetings with Liverpool:

21/10/2010NapoliLiverpool00HomeEuropa League2010/11Group stage
04/11/2010NapoliLiverpool13AwayEuropa League2010/11Group stage
03/10/2018NapoliLiverpool10HomeChampions League2018/19Group stage
11/12/2018NapoliLiverpool01AwayChampions League2018/19Group stage
17/09/2019NapoliLiverpool20HomeChampions League2019/20Group stage
27/11/2019NapoliLiverpool11AwayChampions League2019/20Group stage


Ajax were crowned Eredivisie champions last season with 83 points from 34 matches. They currently sit top of the table with maximum points from their first three games.

Liverpool finished second in the 2021/22 Premier League, one point behind Manchester City. This term they have picked up just two points from their opening three fixtures.

Rangers were runners-up to Celtic in the Scottish Premier League last season. This year they again find themselves in second place behind their city rivals, with 10 points from four games.


AJAX: 36 Dutch league titles, 20 Dutch Cups, 4 European Cups/Champions Leagues, 1 Cup Winners' Cup, 1 UEFA Cup, 2 UEFA Super Cups, 2 Intercontinental Cups.

LIVERPOOL: 19 English league titles, 8 FA Cups, 9 League Cups, 6 European Cups/Champions Leagues, 3 UEFA Cups, 4 UEFA Super Cups, 1 Club World Cup.

RANGERS: 55 Scottish league, 34 Scottish Cups, 27 Scottish League Cups, 1 Cup Winners' Cup.

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