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RB Leipzig vs. Liverpool result: Darwin Nunez bags four goals in 5-0 thrashing

According to espn news: New Liverpool signing Darwin Nunez scored four times in a one-sided 5-0 win over Premier League side RB Leipzig on Thursday.

Nez, who came for Roberto Firmino at half-time, scored from the penalty spot before adding three more goals from the run of play in Liverpool’s easy win over Bundesliga club Leipzig.

Mohamed Salah scored eight minutes into the game as Jurgen Klopp and Co continued their preseason ahead of the start of the Premier League on the weekend of 6 August.

Liverpool signed Nunez after beating competition from Manchester United and Arsenal, coming off a stellar season for Benfica.

The Reds’ first competitive match of the season is against Manchester City in the Community Shield on 30 July, with pre-season games remaining against FC Salzburg and Strasbourg.

RB Leipzig vs Liverpool Live Updates

After their brief swing through South-East Asia, Liverpool’s pre-season continues with a trip to Germany and Austria for games against Leipzig and Salzburg as Jurgen Klopp’s Reds gain momentum for the 2022–23 season and The new signings serve to integrate Darwin. Nez, Fabio Carvalho and Calvin Ramsay.

Thursday could be the first time for fans to see Ramsay in live action after the young Scot missed the Asian tour with a minor knock. Joe Gomez has also been included in the traveling squad. Meanwhile, Diogo Jota and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have both been left behind at Liverpool to continue their own rehabilitation with both having been injured during the tour. In goal, Alison Baker is good to go but second choice stopper Kaomhin Kelleher is not available.

A relatively strong line-up is expected with four games—including the Community Shield against Manchester City—before the start of the new season, and some starts could go as long as 60 minutes tonight before the Reds head to Austria for a brief pre-season run. Is. Season camp and next week’s game against Salzburg.

Liverpool squad & team news

A familiar looking Liverpool lineup registered a win against Crystal Palace in Singapore and Jurgen Klopp will be hoping his players can get another good outing in Germany.

Klopp has several fitness concerns ahead of the game, with an injury to Diogo Jota being the biggest concern for the Liverpool boss. The forward suspects a recurrence of the hamstring problem.

Alison Baker and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain have also been ruled out due to stomach issues and muscle problems respectively.

Joe Gomez was not in action against Palace as a precaution, but has returned to training. Youngsters Kaid Gordon, Kaomhin Kelleher and Calvin Ramsay are also unlikely to be at risk.

After making only one substitute appearance against Crystal Palace, Liverpool are expected to join the starting lineup of Egyptian forward Mohamed Salah. Adrian is ready to take Baker’s place among the sticks.

Probable Liverpool XI: Adrian; Alexander-Arnold, Van Dijk, Gomez, Robertson; Henderson, Thiago, Fabinho; Diaz, Darwin, Salah.