African Star Nets As Liverpool Cruise To Victory
Club Friendly Report: Hertha Berlin v Liverpool 29 July 2017
Result: Hertha Berlin 0-3 Liverpool
Date: 29 July 2017
Venue: Olympiastadion Berlin
Liverpool continued their pre-season festivities with a 3-0 win over Hertha Berlin, with two new signings getting on the score-sheet.
The Reds broke the deadlock after 15 minutes as Dominic Solanke collected a cross from Adam Lallana and sent a looping header over the goalkeeper.
After a quiet spell in the half, Liverpool doubled their lead as Sadio Mane did well to lay the ball off Georginio Wijnaldum, who fired into the bottom corner in the 38th minute.
Hertha, meanwhile, were finding it tough to carve out clear-cut chances in the 18-yard area, although there have been a couple late challenges on the Liverpool stars.
Nevertheless, the score remained 2-0 the Premier League outfit as the sides entered the halftime break.
Jurgen Klopp introduced the likes of Daniel Sturridge and Roberto Firmino at the start of the second half.
The Reds managed to grab a third goal after the hour-mark, as Mohamed Salah latched onto a pass from Coutinho before lobbing the ball over the goalkeeper and into the net, 0-3.
Hertha had a chance to reduced the deficit in the 76th minute but Vladimir Stocker curling free-kick was tipped over the crossbar Simon Mignolet.
Both sides went in search of goals in the closing stages of the second, but 3-0 is how the score remained at the full-time whistle.