Selangor Journal
General view of a corner flag inside the Anfield stadium before the Premier League match of Liverpool vs Everton, at Liverpool, Britain, on April 24, 2022. — Picture by REUTERS

Liverpool win community shield crown

ANKARA, July 31 — Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-1 to bag the 2022 Community Shield on Saturday, Anadolu Agency (AA) reported.

The Reds drew blood in the first half as English right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold scored the opening goal at Leicester City King Power Stadium.

Julian Alvarez, a Manchester City forward, scored the equaliser in the 70th minute after a mistake by Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian.

Liverpool took the lead once again as Egyptian star Mohamed Salah scored from a penalty kick in the 83rd minute.

The Reds’ new signing Darwin Nunez scored a close-range header in injury time to cement the win.

The win meant German manager Jurgen Klopp’s men started the 2022-23 season with silverware, winning the Community Shield for the first time since 2006.

— Bernama

Top Picks

BAC 2024: Aaron-Wooi Yik to face Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin for a place in final

King expresses hope for increased investment from Chinese companies in Malaysia

Japan’s population falls for 13th straight year, drops below 125 mln