Redbull Salzburg have confirmed a friendly match with 2018/19 UEFA Champions League Champions, Liverpool next week Tuesday
Patson Daka and Enock to face EPL Champions Liverpool next week
The Zambian duo and their Redbull Salzburg teammates will face the English Premier League Champions in a club-friendly match on Tuesday at the Redbull Arena.
The Austrian will however first clash with Dutch heavyweights Ajax Amsterdam on Saturday, August 22 before facing Jurgen Klopp’s men two days later.
OFFICIAL: We have arranged a friendly match at short notice against some familiar world-class opponents. English champions @LFC are to return to the Red Bull Arena on 25 August. #RBSLFC pic.twitter.com/EW0X1dT8ta
— FC Red Bull Salzburg EN (@FCRBS_en) August 19, 2020
Liverpool boss Klopp is happy his side will face Salzburg a team they faced in the UCL group stages and have three players on their ranks who were groomed at the Redbull Arena in Sadio Mane, Naby Keita, and Takumi Minamino.
“We are here in the wider Salzburg area, so on the way home pretty much, if you want, we play them. It’s good. We know, meanwhile, Red Bull was really in all the plannings here, so I’m happy that we can do that,” Klopp told the club’s official website.
“Salzburg, not long ago that we played and we took Taki from there, Sadio played there, Naby played there. That’s all good but in the end, it’s only about that we can play the games. These are not the most important games in the world but at this moment they are very, very important because we just want to see that the boys again use the things we think they should use in a game.”
Liverpool beat Salzburg home and away in the UEFA Champions League including a dramatic 4-3 match at Anfield in which Enock Mwepu made his debut and provided two assists.
2️⃣ friendlies confirmed…
— Liverpool FC (Premier League Champions 🏆) (@LFC) August 19, 2020
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