Liverpool vs. Man City result and reaction: 2022 Community Shield won by Reds as Nunez scores on debut

Liverpool vs. Man City result and reaction: 2022 Community Shield won by Reds as Nunez scores on debut

KING POWER STADIUM, LEICESTER — The Community Shield promised to be a tale of two new strikers,

and that's exactly what it delivered, as Liverpool defeated Manchester City to complete Jurgen Klopp's trophy collection. 

Darwin Nunez came off the bench to wrap up a 3-1 victory for the Reds

Erling Haaland, meanwhile, struggled to find his feet in his own competitive debut. 

In the annual clash of the reigning Premier League champions and FA Cup holders, Liverpool began in the ascendancy

with the likes of Mo Salah and Jordan Henderson finding plenty of joy down their right flank.

In a first half understandably full of misplaced passes, poor touches and minor blips of concentration

the Reds struck through Trent Alexander-Arnold. He gave Liverpool a deserved lead with his effort curling outwards onto the back post and in

The head of Nathan Ake glanced the ball on the way in, but the goal primarily came from both Alexander-Arnold and the man who assisted him, Salah, being given too much room to operate.