Relentless in its pursuit of an elusive Premier League title, Liverpool is also still in the hunt for yet another Champions League trophy.
The English team stayed on course in its defense of the biggest prize in European soccer by beating Salzburg 2-0 on Wednesday to qualify for the last 16 as Group E winner.
Napoli joined the Reds in advancing from the group by thrashing Genk 4-0 thanks to a couple of gifts from the youngest goalkeeper to ever play in the Champions League. Both Liverpool and Napoli knew victories in their final group matches would see them progress. While it was a procession for Napoli, Liverpool found it much tougher.
Jurgen Klopp’s team survived some early scares