Winning Liverpool debut for Adam

New signing Charlie Adam played the second half as Liverpool began their pre-season tour of Asia by beating Guangdong Sunray Cave 4-3.Liverpool’s team featured a mixture of first-team and reserve players, with Adam a welcome site for the fans inside the stadium.

Christian Poulsen scored Liverpool’s first, calmly slotted in a cross from Joe Cole.

David Ngog got the second just two minutes later as Liverpool took control.

The Chinese side responded well in the second half, with Ricardo Steer heading in a reply.

Liverpool regained their hold on the match and teenager Conor Coady made it 3-1 after being set up by Andy Carroll.

Adam managed an assist on his debut, passing for Carroll to make it four.

Guangdong Sunray Cave were only formed in 2007, but have quickie risen up the leagues in China.

They finished the game the stronger side. Lu Lin reduced the deficit with a neat finish.

And Lu set up Jin Hongbo to fire the ball past goalkeeper Martin Hansen to make it 4-3.

Liverpool held out for the win, they continue their Asia tour with a game against a Malaysia XI on Saturday.

 


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