Liverpool 2-1 Leicester: Thrilling Pre-Season Fixture Sees Reds Crowned Asia Trophy Champions
Liverpool continued their unbeaten record in pre-season by slotting two goals past Leicester City, as the Reds were
Despite the humid conditions in Hong Kong, both side's started the game with the tempo expected at a normal Premier League fixture, with Jurgen Klopp's side pressurising the Foxes into mistakes in possession early on.
The Reds' rotating forward line asked the Foxes questions early as intricate play between
It didn't take long for Leicester to take their chance however as they
Salah and Coutinho together is a madness. Give Coutinho runners and he finds them.— Brad (@_BradLFC) July 22, 2017
Loris Karius almost gifted Leicester their second after a misplaced pass from Joel Matip forced the stopper to clear his lines, but his desperate attempt to clear gifted the ball straight to Marc Albrighton, whose miss control saved Liverpool's blushes.
'Whatever you can do, I can do better' was the early theme of the night between the sides as Coutinho and Salah once again linked-up, ho
Despite Leicester consistently looking dangerous
Sometimes it's like Coutinho is letting everyone else have a go at scoring for bit, then gets fed up and sorts it out himself.— Jim Boardman (@JimBoardman) July 22, 2017
A rather tame finish to the game led to the end of the Asia Trophy tournament in Hong Kong, with Liverpool crowned the competition's eighth winner.
Liverpool will now head back to their Melwood training base before heading off to Germany for the club's next portion of their pre-season preparations, which will start with a fixture on Saturday against
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