"We want to play better than we did, but even if we don't play brilliantly, we want a result".
Their squad was inferior - to say the least - to the dynamic juggernaut that Jurgen Klopp has assembled since he was appointed in the autumn of 2015.
"I think we interpreted the game really well, we changed a bit - but not too much - the way we played with an extra central defender", said the Italian.
Liverpool are looking to build on their 3-2 win over Paris Saint-Germain in their last Champions League outing, and also get back to winning ways having drawn 1-1 at Chelsea on Saturday night. They have incredible players so it's up to us to play the ideal game. "It remains very complicated but after the disappointment of Belgrade it gives us confidence".
Salah has three goals to his name so far this season and has struggled to regain the form from his record-breaking debut campaign for the Reds.
Keita transferred to Liverpool in the summer from RB Leipzig for £52.75 million and joins Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain in the ranks of their injured midfielders.
Napoli hosts Liverpool at Stadio San Paolo on Wednesday as Champions League action rolls on.
"It is a tough game, absolutely", Klopp said.
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti received praise for his team's setup, particularly given their success in nullifying Liverpool's front three.
"A 0-0 away from home is OK, but we made a mistake before their goal. It didn't happen but we still have four games to go".
"It would've been hard any way at any time of the season - it is always hard". That's what we're going to do - we're going to analyse the game and see what we can do better.