Napoli v Liverpool preview

Team news for Thursday night's Europa League Group K clash between Napoli and Liverpool at San Paolo (kick-off 6pm BST).

Last Updated: 20/10/10 at 15:52

Ngog (r): Set to lead the line for Reds

Ngog (r): Set to lead the line for Reds

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Striker Fernando Torres and captain Steven Gerrard were the two big names left behind as Liverpool travelled to Italy to face Napoli in the Europa League.

They were joined by midfielders Raul Meireles and Lucas Leiva, who were also rested, while defenders Glen Johnson (hamstring) and Daniel Agger (illness) were absent.

Christian Poulsen returned to the squad after missing Sunday's Merseyside defeat to Everton because of a virus.

Liverpool (from): Reina, Carragher, Skrtel, Kyrgiakos, Konchesky, Poulsen, Cole, Ngog, Jones, Hansen, Aurelio, Spearing, Jovanovic, Rodriguez, Wilson, Shelvey, Babel, Pacheco, Kelly, Eccleston.

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