Liverpool beat Manchester City to win the Community Shield© AFP
Liverpool won the Community Shield after a gap of 16 years as they beat Manchester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. Trent Alexander-ArnoldMohamed Salagh and Darwin Nunejo Between the scoring sheets to ensure that Liverpool walk away with a trophy. As a result of this win, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp now holds every domestic title in the UK. Nez was the star of the show as he came off the bench to win a penalty and scored his first goal since moving from Liverpool to Benfica.
Following the win, Liverpool’s official Twitter handle shared a video of the entire Liverpool squad humming to the tune of DJ Calvin Harris’ hit track ‘One Kiss Is All It Takes’.
a kiss is all it takes pic.twitter.com/UaQ7QYq185
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) 30 July 2022
Trent Alexander-Arnold’s blistering strike gave Liverpool a deserved half-time lead at Leicester. But it was City’s second new forward that brought Pep Guardiola’s men back into the game after the break as Julian Alvarez equalized.
tie down Mohamed Salahi Liverpool’s summer for a new three-year deal was the other key piece of business and Egypt were fatally off the penalty spot after being controlled by Nunez’s header ruben dias, The Uruguayan had his proudest moment by trotting home in stoppage time before tearing his shirt off in celebration.
The victory saw Liverpool win the traditional season curtain-raiser for the first time since 2006 and is expected to be another battle between the sides for the Premier League title.
City held off the Reds to win the Premier League for the fourth time in five years by one point in a thrilling finale last season.
(with AFP input)
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