While the English women are ruining the European Championships, it has been a quiet atmosphere in terms of English football at the men’s level, but today we finally got a taste of the 2022/23 season.
At 15:00 Norwegian time there is the kick-off of the match at Rajamangala Stadium in Bangkok between Liverpool and Manchester United.
Despite United finishing 34 points behind Liverpool last season, there is a new season, a new coach and new times at Old Trafford.
Jurgen Klopp included 37 players in the pre-season squad. The German will likely have a more consistent idea of the group and squad than newcomer Erik Ten Hag, who brought these to Thailand:
David de Gea, Tom Heaton, Nathan Bishop, Matej Kovar.
Eric Bailey, Diogo Dalot, Ethan Laird, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Terrell Malacia, Luke Shaw, Alex Telles, Axel Tuanzebe, Raphael Varane, Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Emad, Bruno Fernandez, Fred, James Garner, Hannibal, Zidane Iqbal, Scott McTominay, Facundo Pelestry, Charlie Savage, Donny van de Beek.
Tahith Chong, Anthony Elanga, Alejandro Garnacho, Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho.
Few injuries, but some question marks
Like Liverpool, United trained openly in front of the crowd at Hua Mak yesterday.
Midfielders Raphael Varane and captain Harry Maguire did not participate in the second training session on Monday. The former, however, was present at the morning session.
In addition, the trio of Scott McTominay, James Garner and defender Axel Tuanzebe supervised the open exercises. In other words, Eric Bailly and Victor Lindelof were the only pure midfield players.
The media seems to be expecting a 4-2-3-1 with:
David de Gea – Terrell Malacia, Victor Lindelof, Raphael Varane, Diogo Dalot – Scott McTominay, Donny van de Beek – Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandez, Anthony Ilanga – Marcus Rashford.
Klopp has his kids available
No absences have been reported for Liverpool, and nothing has been reported other than that Darwin Nunez received a small blow to the foot during training. James Pierce Thought it was because of the shoes.
Diogo Jota and Thiago Alcantara have finished training for themselves, but the duo have just begun their pre-season training.
You can see the settlement on Viasport 1 and Viaplay.
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