Dortmund sinks Liverpool in US tour opener

Carrie Guzman
July 22, 2019

Klopp continued: 'We changed [the players] and it was a very, very important session for all of us; 60 minutes for one team was maybe a bit too much but they had to go through this, and the 30 minutes for the other team was exactly right.

Brazilian duo Alisson Becker and Roberto Firmino, alongside Mohamed Salah are still absent on extended holidays after their global exploits in the African Cup of Nations and the Copa America.

The Germany global met Klopp on the pitch in pre-season once again after Liverpool faced Dortmund in July 2018, with the Bundesliga side winning 3-1 that day.

Borussia Dortmund stroke first.

"You could see that Dortmund are a step further in their preparations but there was a lot of good things for us as well", said Jurgen Klopp.

'It was a very hard game for both teams, ' Klopp said afterwards.

The 2019 pre-season clash between Sevilla and Liverpool will be played at Boston Red Sox's Fenway Park on Sunday, 21 July 2019, with kick-off at 18:00 local time (00:00 CEST the following day).

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'I saw a lot of good things.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain was the shining light against Borussia Dortmund, as his road to recovery after a devastating time on the side-lines last term, is well underway.

Fabinho's pass into the area was brilliantly dummied by Kent into the path of Wilson, who calmly stroked home the finish.

Welsh winger, Harry Wilson played well for Liverpool as he scored in the 35th minute.

In the second half, Dortmund struck again, scoring two more goals to open up a 3-1 lead.

New signing Thorgan Hazard crossed for Delaney to tap in after a corner was not dealt with, and Larsen then finished sharply from a Marius Wolf cross after teenage left-back Yasser Larouci was caught on the ball.

Jadon Sancho is backing his England World Cup team mate Rhian Brewster to enjoy a breakthrough season as the striker makes up for lost time and shoots for stardom.

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