Liverpool defeated Union Saint-Gilloise 2-0 in the Europa League at Anfield.
Ryan Gravenberch scored his first goal for the club. The summer acquisition scored shortly before halftime, sliding in after Anthony Moris parried a shot from Trent Alexander-Arnold. Darwin Nunez had earlier missed a big opportunity when he poked Mohamed Salah’s cross wide, and the visitors’ Gustaf Nilsson nearly scored from close range.
Diogo Jota sealed the win after a quick break by Liverpool in the dying moments of the game. Liverpool have now won both of their opening games in the Europa League.
Speaking after the win Livepool manager Jurgen Klopp was happy with the team performance “You can only win if you are really exciting. It is good for us, as we can learn a lot from this game.”With rhythm, we look one way, and without, we look another. With exactly the same players. There are plenty of things to learn, and we will use that.” He said.