Saturday, 7 July 2018

Chester 0-7 Liverpool: Reds steamroll Chester for opening pre-season win

Liverpool steamrolled Chester 7-0 in their first pre-season game of the season.

The primary half observed Jurgen Klopp's side line up in a 4-2-3-1 arrangement, with Ben Woodburn in a midfield part nearby new addition Fabinho.

Harry Wilson arranged on the right, with youth Curtis Jones on the left and Dominic Solanke focal behind Divock Origi.

Joe Gomez got a keep running in his favored focus back part close by Nathaniel Phillips. Liverpool overwhelmed generally in the sweltering conditions and Wilson specifically looked great.

 It was the Welsh winger who opened the scoring with a short proximity tap in after Alberto Moreno's run and shot down the left. What's more, Wilson made it 2-0 just before half-time, again tapping home from short proximity. 

Half-time saw the hotly anticipated presentation of new marking Naby Keita, with the midfielder arranging close by James Milner as the Reds kept a comparable shape to the initial 45. 

There was an early objective as Daniel Sturridge played a pleasant through ball for Sheyi Ojo and he was cut down when endeavoring to round the 'attendant. Milner dispatched the spot-kick to make it 3-0. 

It was 4-0 not long after as Sturridge got himself on the scoresheet with a decent wrap up. 

What's more, as news sifted around of England taking a 2-0 lead in Russia, Ryan Kent included a fifth for Liverpool. 

As you'd expect, the Reds controlled the game, particularly as the home side tired in the warmth and Danny Ings included a 6th with a decent complete from eight yards. 

Keita developed into the game and demonstrated some decent contacts and great handling capacity, while Roberton and Milner looked sharp and in great wellness. 

The safeguard was infrequently tried in the second half particularly, so next to no chance to survey Danny Ward. 

Sturridge included a seventh late with a beautiful complete from the edge of the container.
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