LIVERPOOL lost 1-0 to RB Salzburg in the last friendly before the Community Shield on Saturday.
The Reds take on Manchester City this weekend and they look very different from tonight against the Austrians.
Players like Mo Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Trent Alexander-Arnold were left on the bench as Jurgen Klopp fielded an experimental starting XI.
Liverpool beat Manchester United by signing Darwin Nunez from Benfica earlier this summer.
But it was another Red Devils goal that stole the show tonight.
Teenage striker Benjamin Sesko has been linked with United in recent days.
The Slovenian put RB Salzburg ahead against the Reds shortly after half an hour.
He displayed incredible skill just before half-time as he showed he would not be overwhelmed by his illustrious opponents.
Klopp challenged the likes of Salah, Van Dijk, Alexander-Arnold, Thiago and Roberto Firmino in the second half after a stunning performance from Nunez.
But Liverpool failed to break their stubborn opponents, with Sesko being the star of the show.
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