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Liverpool thrash Manchester United 4-1 in pre-season friendly

Liverpool thrash Manchester United 4-1 in pre-season friendly

- Manchester United lost by 4-1 to Liverpool in a pre-season friendly

- The game was level at half time following goals from Mane and Pereira

- The Reds went onto score three second half goals to record the win

Manchester United lost 4-1 to Liverpool in a pre-season friendly played in the United States.

Jose Mourinho's side went behind from a Sadio Mane's spot-kick after Mohamed Salah was brought down in the box.

But three minutes later Andreas Pereira leveled matters from an emphatic free-kick giving the goalkeeper no chance.

Xherdan Shaqiri in action against Manchester United. Photo Credit: Getty Images

Liverpool thrash Manchester United 4-1 in pre-season friendly

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The second half was also action packed as the Merseyside team went ahead again six minutes after the hour mark.

Xherdan Shaqiri showed good strength and power to lay the ball down for arriving Daniel Sturridge who slammed home his shot. It became 2-1 to Liverpool.

In the 74th minute, Liverpool extended their lead through Seyi Ojo, as the former England U-20 international buried the ball calmly from a penalty to make it 3-1.

Liverpool thrash Manchester United 4-1 in pre-season friendly

Alexis Sanchez in action for Manchester United against Liverpool. Photo Credit: Getty Images

And the goal of the evening came from a fantastic acrobatic kick from newly signed Shaqiri in the 82nd minute to cement a 4-1 victory for Jurgen Klopp's side.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Liverpool defeat Manchester City 2-1 in their pre-season tour of the United States.

After a goaless first half, Leroy Sane set the ball rolling with an individual effort to score the first but Mohamed Salah restored parity minutes later and Sadio Mane converted a late penalty to give the Reds victory.

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