Liverpool won their first pre-season game, defeating Crystal Palace 2-0, with Mohamed Salah scoring his first goal of the season.

Jordan Henderson opened the scoring for the Reds with a side-footed effort into the far corner, before several big guns were introduced at halftime.

Salah was one of them, and he capped off a wild performance with a shot that deflected off a defender, hit Vicente Guaita, and found the back of the net.

Jurgen Klopp would have been pleased with his team's performance, though his evening was hampered by Alex Oxlade-injury. Chamberlain's

His team was defeated 4-0 by Manchester United in their first friendly in Thailand earlier this week, but rallied to defeat another Premier League team.

Palace, on the other hand, travelled with a depleted squad, having taken only 11 senior players from the 2021/22 season, meaning their bench was made up of youngsters.

Some of their stars were unable to meet the Covid entry requirements for the country.

But their opponents didn't hold back, changing their entire starting XI at halftime, bringing on new arrival Darwin Nunez for his second game.

The Reds could have extended their lead as the game progressed, but Virgil van Dijk and Fabio Carvalho were unable to find the net

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