Liverpool (AP) - The Champions League winner Liverpool FC has started with a clear victory successfully in the new season of the English Premier League.

The team of coach J├╝rgen Klopp won at home with 4: 1 (4: 0) against promoted Norwich City with the German coach Daniel Farke. After an own goal by Norwich professional Grant Hanley (7th minute), Mohamed Salah (19th), Virgil van Dijk (28th) and Divock Origi (42nd) met in Anfield in the first half for the English runner-up. After the break, former Schalke teemu Pukki (64) scored the goal for Norwich.

The former Bundesliga pros Tom Trybull (Werder Bremen), Marco Stiepermann, Moritz Leitner (both Borussia Dortmund) and new signing Josip Drmic (Borussia M├Ânchengladbach) were also used for the second division champion of the preseason. From the perspective of Liverpool, the game was overshadowed by the injury of Alisson Becker. The Brazilian goalkeeper kinked in a kick and hobbled off the field in the 39th minute injured. For him, the Spanish newcomer Adrian went between the posts.

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