No one to blame but ourselves, says Klopp after Napoli defeat – Punch Newspapers

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said his side could only blame themselves after the last year’s Champions League runners-up were overrun by Napoli before Lorenzo Insigne’s late winner gave the Italians a 1-0 win to go top of Group C on Wednesday.

“We were not good enough and if you are not good enough, you’ll lose and that happened to us tonight. That’s it,” said Klopp.

“Napoli made a really good game, we didn’t, and that’s why they deserve the three points.”

Lorenzo Insigne scored after 90 minutes in a game Napoli dominated from the start with substitute Dries Mertens also rattling the crossbar.

The hosts had the better chances throughout as Insigne, Jose Callejon, Fabian Ruiz and Arkadiusz Milik all threatened under-pressure Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson.

Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis — who hired three-time Champions League winning coach Carlo Ancelotti…



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