Liverpool are back in Europe and their third game of pre-season takes them to Germany, with RB Leipzig awaiting this evening. Here’s how to watch on TV and online.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig After enjoying a week back on home soil following the adventure to Asia, the Reds are back in action tonight with Leipzig playing host at the Red Bull Arena.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig It is the first time Liverpool has made the trip after the two clubs were made to play their Champions League tie in Budapest in 2021 due to the pandemic.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Fitness will still be the priority for Jurgen Klopp, who will also be eager to see positive tactical movements and chemistry with the new season now just over two weeks away.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig It’s another exciting chance to see the Reds in action, and here’s how can you tune in!
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You can also follow the games by downloading the This is Anfield app, including lineups, live coverage and all the reaction and analysis.
The first game gets underway at 6.15pm (BST) – or 7.15pm in Leipzig, 1.15pm in New York, 10.15am in Los Angeles, 3.15am (Friday) in Sydney, 9.15pm in Dubai and 8.15pm in Nairobi.
Liverpool 5-0 RB Leipzig: Darwin Nunez Hits Four as Reds Decimate German Club in Pre-Season Friendly
Liverpool thrashed RB Leipzig 5-0 in a club friendly at the Red Bull Arena as they registered two consecutive victories in their pre-season campaign. Darwin Nunez scored four goals for the Reds while MOhamed Salah netted one.
Liverpool rout RB Leipzig 5-0 in a club friendly at the Red ..
RB Leipzig 0-5 Liverpool: £85m man Darwin Nunez scores FOUR after coming on at half-time to open his Reds account in style… with Mo Salah also on target after netting the first in Germany
Liverpool ran out convincing 5-0 winners in Leipzig with Darwin Nunez grabbing four of them on an encouraging night for the Reds as they look to step up their pre-season preparations.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig The match was billed as possibly Liverpool’s toughest pre-season test yet, having played Manchester United and Crystal Palace so far, but they resoundingly laid bare how ridiculous those suggestions were by swatting aside a poor looking RB Leipzig side.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Throughout Liverpool, who have played one more game this summer than their Bundesliga opponents, looked sharper and fitter, with their midfield faster to every second ball and their backline quite to snaffle any ember of a Leipzig move forward.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Jurgen Klopp’s side deserved their 1-0 lead at the break and in truth, it should have been more. The goalscorer, Mohamed Salah, took his goal well but then should have added to his tally merely moments later.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig In the second half, Nunez, who replaced the largely ineffectual Roberto Firmino, looked sharper and more in tune with his teammates than he had done in his previous two outings. His first goal came from the spot, a weak penalty in truth but one that clearly provided him with confidence.
Liverpool vs RB Leipzig Six minutes into his night he had two, collecting a pass from Trent Alexander-Arnold before finishing clinically.
He wrapped up his Liverpool vs RB Leipzig treble on 68 minutes, turning in from fellow substitute Harvey Elliott’s cross, before adding another in the final minute from a pass Fabio Carvalho, another of Liverpool’s summer signings.
What will be interesting is whether or not Klopp deems his new £85m centre forward ready to start against Manchester City next weekend.
This season is likely to be one in which managers will have to call upon players who would otherwise be traditionally regarded as fringe players. An indication of this was perhaps given by the involvement of Harvey Elliot and Fabio Carvalho, who both assisted four-goal man Nunez.