Darwin Nunez scored four goals as the Reds thrash Leipzig 5-0 at the Red Bull Arena.
A five-star performance from Liverpool as they thrash RB Leipzig 5-0 in the Preseason game played on Thursday.
Jürgen Klopp’s team defeated RB Leipzig 5-0 thanks to four goals from Darwin Nunez in the second half.
£85million Reds signing Darwin Numez was on the bench but later entered the game and scored four goals in the second half to win Player of the Match.
With summer signing Núñez on the bench, Liverpool got off to a blistering start with no other than Mohammed Salah opening the score.
With the ball bouncing around the edge is breaks for Roberto Firmino. The Brazilian slips in Salah who dummies to keeper before rolling the ball cooly into the back of the net.
Christopher Nkunku would come closest for the hosts as, benefitting from an Ibrahima Konaté mistake, the France international was left one on one with Adrían, but his shot was rushed and straight at the Liverpool keeper.
Jürgen Klopp took the break as an opportunity to roatte his squad, including the introduction of Núñez and the Uruguay international found himself on the score sheet almost immediately.
Luis Díaz was brought down under a challenge by Leipzig keeper Janis Blaswich and the ball was handed to Núñez. The 23-year-old stepped up and, despite a touch from the keeper, converted to open his Liverpool account.
It was indeed Nunez’s night as he would go on to score three more times including. Liverpool continue their progression in the pre-season as Núñez seems to be finding his feet in his new side.
Last time out, Domenico Tedesco’s team defeated Southampton 3-1, while the Reds defeated Crystal Palace to earn their first preseason victory.
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