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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 15 November 2018

Mohamed Salah strikes as Liverpool rout Napoli in Dublin

Jurgen Klopp's men beat Serie A opponents 5-0 in friendly as they prepare for new Premier League season

Mohamed Salah was one of Liverpool's scorers in their 5-0 rout of Napoli. Charles McQuillan / Getty Images
Mohamed Salah was one of Liverpool's scorers in their 5-0 rout of Napoli. Charles McQuillan / Getty Images

Brazil goalkeeper Alisson kept a clean sheet Saturday on his Liverpool debut in a 5-0 demolition of Carlo Ancelotti's Napoli in Dublin.

James Milner and Georginio Wijnaldum both scored inside the opening 10 minutes at the Aviva Stadium in Liverpool's penultimate pre-season friendly.

Liverpool lost Milner to a clash of heads with Napoli defender Mario Rui early in the second half in an incident that left the former England international needing 15 stitches.

Mohamed Salah, who hit 32 Premier League goals last term -- a record for a 38-game season, added a third for Jurgen Klopp's men just before the hour.

Daniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno rounded out the scoring as Alisson, who joined from Roma in the summer was relatively untested.

Liverpool conclude their pre-season at home to Torino on Tuesday before launching their Premier League campaign on August 12 against West Ham United.

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