First-half snaps from Bangkok – United 3-0 Liverpool

    Manchester United 3-0 Liverpool LIVE: Anthony Martial, Fred and Jadon Sancho put Red Devils THREE up in dream first game for Erik ten Hag, as Jurgen Klopp makes 10 subs after 30 minutes

    United set to make widespread changes at the break

    Like Klopp in the first half, Ten Hag is likely to shuffle his pack at the break.

    Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Malacia, Telles, Van de Beek, Savage, Iqbal, Pellistri, Elanga and Amad are all out on the pitch training during the half-time interval.

    Half-time – United 3-0 Liverpool

    A breathless first half in Bangkok ends with United three goals to the good.

    In truth, both sides could have scored more in an end-to-end contest. Liverpool had chances of their own, twice hitting the post, before those quick goals from Ten Hag’s side.

    Sancho put United ahead before Fred and Martial found the net in the space of two minutes to give Ten Hag the perfect start to his Old Trafford rein.

    Jones wastes good chance – United 3-0 Liverpool

    43mins: Curtis Jones, another of Klopp’s 10 changes, waltzes through United’s defence but his left-foot shot is tame and easily saved by De Gea.

    Still end-to-end in Bangkok, with plenty of challenges flying in. You wouldn’t know this is a friendly…

    Liverpool look to reduce the deficit – United 3-0 Liverpool

    40mins: Liverpool are unfortunate to be three goals down here but they are still pressing forward.

    Milner’s curler from outside the box is comfortably gathered by De Gea before Raphael Varane is caught late.

    Dalot hits the woodwork! United 3-0 Liverpool

    35mins: United have a great chance for a fourth!

    Sancho plays a cute pass through to Dalot, who opts to smash his effort from close distance and it cannons back into play off the woodwork. Another let-off for Liverpool.

    Klopp makes 10 changes – United 3-0 Liverpool

    Just before the third goal, Klopp had made 10 changes, including bringing on the likes of Bobby Clark – the son of Lee – and James Milner.

    Martial makes it three! United 3-0 Liverpool

    32 mins: GOAL! Ten Hag could not have wished for a better start here. Williams, one of 10 substitutions by Klopp, is caught flat-footed and Martial races clear before dinking his effort over Alisson and into the net.

    Fred doubles United’s lead! United 2-0 Liverpool

    30mins: What a goal this is. Liverpool don’t clear their lines, despite having several opportunities to do so, and Fred makes them pay with an audacious lob over Alisson’s head from 20 yards.

    Liverpool are now set to make a raft of changes here.

    Watch Sancho’s opening goal

    26mins: United again have space down the right, where most of their attacks have come from so far.

    Fernandes feeds McTominay around 15 yards out but the midfielder’s strike is fired straight at Alisson, who comfortably gathers. Another decent chance for Ten Hag’s side there.

    Rashford wastes glorious opportunity

    22mins: Chances are coming thick and fast now. Phillips again makes an error which frees Sancho on the right but his pull-back is meekly fluffed towards goal by Rashford, who has to make a better contact with the ball than that.

    21mins: United are causing problems with their press but it has left them open to Liverpool’s counter-attacks, with their wide players providing issues for their opponents’ back-line.

    It looks as though Shaw may have an injury here…

    How did Liverpool not score?! Diaz hits the post

    18mins: Liverpool should be level. Chambers twice has his efforts blocked by United defenders before Diaz strikes the post with the goal at his mercy.

    Rashford goes close

    It should be two! Rashford picks the ball up from Phillips, who gave it away rather needlessly, plays a one-two with Martial and then drags his shot wide of Alisson’s right-hand post. An excellent chance for United to double their lead.

    Sancho scores the opener! United 1-0 Liverpool

    12mins: GOAL! United are in front through a lovely finish from Sancho. There is a bit of trouble in the Liverpool defence and it falls nicely to the England winger, who finds the bottom corner.

    De Gea makes decent save from Diaz

    10mins: The best chance of the game so far falls to Liverpool and to Luis Diaz.

    The tricky Colombian winger runs at Diogo Dalot before cutting inside and attempting to curl his effort beyond De Gea, but the Spaniard is equal to it.

    6mins: Fairly end-to-end start here. Chambers is the latest full-back to cause United problems and his pass across the box is briefly fumbled by De Gea, who really should have done better there.

    Morton comes to Liverpool’s rescue

    5mins: In response, United have a decent chance of their own on the counter-attack as the ball falls to Fred and he has Jadon Sancho in oceans of space, but the Brazilian midfielder’s pass is poor and is easily intercepted by Tyler Morton.

    De Gea forced into early save

    3mins: Liverpool have had the majority of the early possession but it is noticeable that United are pressing higher than we are used to seeing.

    Isaac Mabaya gets past Luke Shaw on the Liverpool right and tries to flash the ball across the box, forcing De Gea to stick a leg out and divert the ball away from the waiting frontmen

    Kick-off in Bangkok

    And we are underway in Bangkok. United are in their new home kit and Liverpool play in their ‘dizzying’ away kit design.

    Sounds like a decent atmosphere too as Liverpool kick off after the players take the knee.

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