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WATCH: Nunez, Salah score as Liverpool beat Manchester City 3-1 to claim Community Shield

The deadlock was broken by Liverpool's right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, who scored a fantastic curler from the edge of the box in the 21st minute.

Tanishq Sharma Author

Published on - 31 July 2022 12:12 am

Liverpool were all over Manchester City’s defence as Darwin Nunez gets his first competitive goal for the Reds to seal the Community Shield for his team on Saturday at Leicester’s King Power stadium. Apart from Nunez, Man City’s Julian Alvarez also scored his debut goal for the club.

The deadlock was broken by Liverpool’s right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold, who scored a fantastic curler from the edge of the box in the 21st minute. Liverpool managed a 1-0 lead by the end of the half-time as Manchester City’s new star signing Erling Haaland missed two chances to score the opening goal for his side in the 34th minute.

Later, Manchester City’s new forward Julian Alvarez scored an equaliser in the 70th minute as he scored a rebound after Phil Foden was denied by the Liverpool goalkeeper.

Watch Mohamed Salah’s penalty:

However, the Reds were awarded a penalty when Nunez’s header hit Ruben Dias’ arm and Mohamed Salah struck in the bottom right corner to give his team a one goal lead in the 84th minute. Nunez increased the lead by two goals in the stoppage time.

Watch the goal from Nunez in 90+4″:

Liverpool will begin their Premier League season in an away game against Fulham on August 6 while Manchester City will face West Ham United at the London Stadium on August 7.

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