Trent Alexander-Arnold opens scoring for Liverpool vs Man City© AFP
It was Liverpool who beat Manchester City 3-1 at the King Power Stadium to win the FA Community Shield on Saturday. Trent Alexander-Arnold, Mohamed Salahi And Darwin Nunejo Scored runs for the Reds and it was Arnold who opened the scoring for Liverpool via a sensational strike in the 21st minute of the game. The 23-year-old’s effort came from outside the 18-yard-box, and the City goalkeeper ederson There was no response to this particular strike.
Arnold foiled his attempt and as the ball went into the nets, Liverpool supporters cheered at King Power Stadium.
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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.
Tying Mohamed Salah to a new three-year deal was the other key part of Liverpool’s summer business and Egypt were lethal from the penalty spot after being controlled by Nunez’s header. ruben dias, Uruguay had its proudest moment by bowing home in stoppage time before tearing off its shirt 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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