Salah scores with second touch as Liverpool beat Man City in pre-season clash

first_img 3 Mohamed Salah wanted no time in continuing his sensational scoring form as Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 in a pre-season friendly in the United States. The Reds stars also got a surprise visit from Her Majesty’s finest, James Bond, following the final whistle.Liverpool fan and 007 actor Daniel Craig was pictured joking with Salah, Mane and James Milner in the dressing room following the game. Man City starlet Leroy Sane celebrates his goal 3 Fans were thrilled to see ‘Egyptian King’ Mo Salah in action for the first time in Liverpool’s pre-season Mo Salah was back with a bang in his first appearance for Liverpool since the World Cup center_img 52 seconds. Second touch. Mo Salah. 😉— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 26, 2018 3 New number. Same old Sadio. 👊#LFCPreSeason #ICC2018— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 26, 2018 The Egyptian King, in his first Reds appearance since the World Cup, scored within one minute of his introduction as Jurgen Klopp’s men came from behind to stun the Premier League champions.Sadio Mane, debuting his new No.10 shirt, was also on the scoresheet – a big bonus for visiting fans as neither Reds star was expected to feature in the International Champions Cup clash.Leroy Sane broke the stalemate at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on 57 minutes for Man City, who donned their new popular away kit for the first time.But Liverpool hero Salah buried a header – with only his second touch of the game – to draw things level, before Mane slotted a penalty past Joe Hart in stoppage-time to seal the comeback victory.Salah came close to scoring another two in the closing minutes – a header was blocked on the line and his second effort struck the crossbar.His rapid return to goal will be good news for Liverpool fans and should answer anyone who might suggest the winger was a ‘one-season wonder’ after scoring 32 goals to win the Premier League golden boot. Bond meets the boys. 😎— Liverpool FC (@LFC) July 26, 2018last_img

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