Liverpool’s still working out the kinks after surrendering two more goals against Sporting Lisbon on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
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The result means the Reds have allowed two or more goals in all three of their U.S. based friendlies (3-2 loss to Borussia Dortmund, 2-1 loss to Sevilla, and Wednesday’s draw).
Last season’s preseason wasn’t perfect, it must be noted, but the Reds only once lost and allowed multiple goals (A 3-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund).
The rough night in defense came after the news that Nathaniel Clyne will be lost until at least January with an ACL injury.
On a bright note, a young Liverpool defender said hello to the club after moving from PEC Zwolle this summer.