RB Leipzig 0-5 Liverpool; Nunez Bags FOUR GOALS plus early Salah effort help Reds secure emphatic Victory

Liverpool made it back-to-back victories in pre-season as they thumped German Bundesliga side RB Leipzig 5-0 at the Red Bull Arena in Leipzig on Thursday night, with new summer recruit Darwin Nunez netting four times in the encounter.

Jurgen Klopp’s men took the lead as early as in the eighth minute when talismanic attacker Mo Salah found the back of the net off an assist by Roberto Firmino. The Reds went into the interval with the slender advantage.

At the start of the second half, Klopp made several changes among which was Darwin Nunez, and the Uruguayan silenced his critics by banging in four goals to help Liverpool to an emphatic victory in Germany.

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FULL-TIME UNDERWAY AT THE RED BULL ARENA: RB Leipzig 0-5 Liverpool

90′ MIN: Carvalho’s bursting run forward sees him set up Nunez to curl one low into the far corner.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 0-5 Liverpool (D. Nunez)

69′ MIN: Bajcetic’s driving run sees him find Elliott on the right and his low cross is expertly turned in by Nunez.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 0-4 Liverpool (D. Nunez)

51′ MIN: Trent’s subtle pass sees Nunez race away from the defender, takes two touches before finishing clinically.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 0-3 Liverpool (D. Nunez)

48′ MIN: Darwin Nunez converts from the penalty spot after Luis Diaz was brought down by the goalkeeper.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 0-2 Liverpool (D. Nunez)

SECOND-HALF UNDERWAY AT THE RED BULL ARENA: RB Leipzig 0-1 Liverpool

HALF-TIME AT THE RED BULL ARENA: RB Leipzig 0-1 Liverpool

8′ MIN: Mo Salah gives the Reds an early lead with a low strike into the corner.

GOOOAAALLL!!! RB Leipzig 0-1 Liverpool (M Salah)

KICK-OFF AT THE RED BULL ARENA: RB Leipzig 0-0 Liverpool

Manager Jurgen Klopp has named a very strong line-up to take on the German side. Mo Salah, Luis Diaz and Roberto Firmino will lead the attack, while new signing Darwin Nunes is on the bench. The usual suspects in Virgil van Dijk, Fabinho, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Thiago Alcantara all also in the Starting XI.

RB Leipzig’s Starting XI to take on Liverpool at the Red Bull Arena tonight. Frenchman Christopher Nkunku will lead the frontline for the German outfit.

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