Manchester United goals were scored by Jadon Sancho (12), Brazilian Fred (30), Frenchman Anthony Martial (33) and young Uruguayan Facundo Pellistri (78).
Bangkok, Thailand – Without its superstar Cristiano Ronaldo, absent on the Asian tour, Manchester United thrashed Liverpool 4-0 in a pre-season friendly match played on Tuesday in the Thai capital, Bangkok, the first of the new coach of the ‘ Red Devils’ Erik Ten Hag.
United’s goals were scored by Jadon Sancho (12), Brazilian Fred (30), Frenchman Anthony Martial (33) and young Uruguayan Facundo Pellistri (78). Ten Hag’s new Manchester United was characterized by defensive pressure and attacking efficiency, AFP quoted.
For Liverpool, current runner-up in Europe and the Premier League, their coach Jürgen Klopp lined up his main signing for next season, Uruguayan striker Darwin Núñez, in the last half hour and had two chances to have scored (69 and 87 ).
Before, the Colombian Luis Díaz crashed a ball into the wood (18), as did the Egyptian Mohamed Salah in the final stretch (87).
The ‘Reds’ will continue their Asian tour in Singapore, where they will face Crystal Palace on Friday, while United travel to Australia on Wednesday. The English soccer championship will begin on August 6.