Pre-season friendlies are really just a chance to get some minutes into the squad to build their fitness, but you often see moments of quality that do make it worthwhile.
This is probably an example in the opposite direction as it’s a really poor own goal from the Mainz defender, but it was enough for Liverpool to win their game today:
Friendly Match |
( Liverpool 1 × 0 Maniza )
— Football Media ?? (@Foot_goals) July 23, 2021
He actually looks like he’s going to hammer the ball at a Liverpool player afterwards to complete the meltdown, but he stops himself just in time.