Fleetwood Town vs Liverpool FC Live Score and commentary; Follow WA vs LFC goal and match updates here
That’s it. The referee blows the whistle. Full time at Highbury and Liverpool win comfortably.
90+1’ GOAL! Firmino makes it 5-0 with his second of the night as he taps in from Woodburn's low ball across the face of goal!
90’ One minute is added on
90’ Good display from Liverpool in the second half. Jurgen Klopp has plenty fo positives to take from this game.
89’ Lucas takes a shot but this one is not even close to being a goal.
87’ Kent is played through, but he is whistled offside.
86’ Kent takes a shot on target, he could have squared it to Woodburn who was making a run down the far side.
86’ First real threat from the home side. A cross into the box is met by them and it fall kindly for Bogdan.
83’ Freekick to Liverpool right outside the box. Branngan takes it and it hits the wall. He fires the rebound on target and Liverpool get another corner.
82’ Fleetwood clear the corner easily. They are trying to build their play from the back, but Liverpool are pressing high up the pitch. Proper Jurgen Klopp style football from the visitors.
81’ Corner for Liverpool. Brannagan takes it.
79’ Two assists for Ryan Kent tonight.
79’ Liverpool are piling on the pressure and are not resting on their laurels. They want more goals.
77’ The young side has scored three goals in the second half compared to the one scored by the senior side in the first half.
75’ Goal scorer, Lucas Leiva’s future is in doubt. He has been linked with moves to Turkey with Besiktas and Galatasaray interested.
74’ Wonderful performance from the young lads. A welcome headache for Klopp ahead of the new season.
70’ GOAL! Firmino this time. Ejaria finds Woodburn and the goalkeeper rushed out to get the ball in vain, the rebound falls to Frimino who puts the ball in the back of the open net.
69’ GOAL! One for the collector’s item. A rare goal for Lucas Leiva.
67’ Excellent passage of play from Liverpool and Brannagan gets a shot on target. Positive signs for Klopp to take from this half.
64’ Smart defending from Andre Wisdom to bring the ball out from a dangerous situation.
62’ Fleetwood have a shot on target but Bogdan saves it with ease.
59’ Fleetwood are struggling to get the ball out of their defence.
57’ The young team is playing at a much better tempo than the senior side that played in the first half.
56’ Woodburn comes close again. His curling effort is palmed away for a corner.
54’ What a moment for the young lad.
53’ Liverpool extend their lead as a quickly-taken free-kick sees Lucas release Kent in the box. He crosses low and Woodburn taps in! 2-0!
48’ Bright start from this young Liverpool side for the second half.
SECOND HALF STARTS.
Eleven changes for Liverpool in the second half.
Possible LFC team of the second half: Bogdan, Randall, Wisdom, Ilori, Smith, Brannagan, Lucas, Ejaria, Kent, Firmino, Woodburn
Good display from the likes of Sadio Mane and Marko Grujic. The penalty miss seems to have dented Danny Ings’s confidence. As for Lazar Markovic, he started brightly but went missing later on. Not the kind of performance he should be putting in a better performance if he wants to stay at Liverpool this season.
In the meanwhile, you can keep yourself updated with all the latest transfer news here.
HALF TIME. The Reds lead 1-0 against the home side.
45’ Half-time is approaching and Liverpool will be disappointed that they do not have a bigger lead.
43’ Well drilled cross from Fleetwood into the box but no one gets to the end of it.
42’ As a Liverpool fan I hope Grujic does this well for Liverpool once the season starts.
40’ Brilliant shot from Grujic from the edge of the box but it is saved brilliantly.
38’ Nice passage of play from Fleetwood but the final shot is well of target.
37’ Free kick to Fleetwood for a foul by Flanagan.
36’ Nothing comes of it. It hits the wall and comes back.
36’ Surprisingly Dejan Lovren is taking it. Oh, wait! Moreno is taking it after Klopp steps in.
35’ Freekick for Liverpool right outside the opposition penalty box for a foul on Dejan Lovren.
34’ Young Alexander-Arnold has also had a good game so far.
31’ Ings spins and takes a shot but it is blocked.
31’ Grujic has been the standout performer so far followed by Sadio Mane. The new boys are trying their best to impress the gaffer.
29’ Fleetwood are struggling to open up the Liverpool defence. The gulf in class between the two teams is evident. They are putting up a fight nevertheless.
27’ Games like these are opportunities for players like Kevin Stewart and Jon Flanagan to try and secure regular playing time next season.
26’ Improved performance from Liverpool today as compared to their performance against Tranmere in the first preseason game.
25’ Positive start from Liverpool. The wingers, Mane and Markovic, are causing trouble for the home side.
24’ Shot after shot from Liverpool and in the end it is cleared for another corner.
24’ Corner to Liverpool
20’ Grujic hits the post from a tight angle after Markovic finds him down the right wing.
19’ Fleetwood fail to clear the ball properly and Grujic’s shot is deflected into the back of the net.
18’ GOAL FOR LIVERPOOL!
18’ GRUJIC SCORES!
18’ Good work by Markovic to find Mane, but the former Southampton man can’t get a proper shot away.
17’ Liverpool are doing well to keep the ball, but they are unable to open up the opposition defence.
16’ Nothing comes of the corner and Flanagan commits a foul as they try to counter.
15’ Corner for Liverpool.
13’ Danny Ings steps up to take it and he misses.
12’ Penalty for Liverpool, Grujic is fouled in the box.
10’ Markovic takes a shot and his effort goes wide
8' Fleetwood are trying to open up Liverpool, but he Reds take care of the potential threat with ease.
7’ Cautious start from both teams so far.
4’ First chance of the game goes to Liverpool as Grujic heads wide from Flanagan’s cross.
2’ This is Grujic’s first game for Liverpool and he will hoping to make a good impression.
1’ Liverpool are wearing their new black away kits.
Premier League referee Kevin Friend is officiating the match
The players are on the pitch.
Fleetwood is the club from which Jamie Vardy made his switch to Leicester City.
Confirmed team news
The headline of this evening's starting XI comes in the form of Marko Grujic, who makes his first appearance for the Reds against the League One side.
Liverpool: Karius, Flanagan, Matip, Lovren, Moreno, Stewart, Grujic, Alexander-Arnold, Markovic, Mane, Ings.
Substitutes: Bogdan, Firmino, Lucas, Brannagan, Ilori, Kent, Smith, Wisdom, Ejaria, Randall, Woodburn.
Jurgen Klopp’s men take on Fleetwood in their first pre-season game. All summer signings are starting for Liverpool. Sadio Mane, Loris Karius, Joel Matip and Marko Grujic are the new summer recruits. This will be Grujic’s first game for Liverpool.