Liverpool lose Champions League opener

ANDREAS SOLARO / AFP

Defending champions Liverpool have lost the opening match of their new Champions League campaign.

The Reds went down 2-0 to Napoli on Tuesday night as Dries Mertens and Fernando Llorente scored late goals for the Italian side.

Elsewhere, Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved a penalty as Barcelona held Borussia Dortmund to a goalless draw.

Chelsea's return to the Champions League saw Valencia claim a 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge.

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