Defenceless! Six things we learned as Liverpool's brittle backline brutally exposed by Bayern Munich

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Liverpool's need for defensive reinforcements was made painfully clear in Wednesday's 4-3 friendly loss to Bayern Munich in Singapore. The Reds once again impressed going forward, with Cody Gakpo opening the scoring just two minutes in before Virgil van Dijk doubled their advantage.

However, Bayern were level by the break as Serge Gnabry scored one goal and created another for Leroy Sane, by taking advantage of the wide open space in between Joel Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold.

Liverpool went back in front through second-half substitute Luis Diaz, who had been teed up by Mohamed Salah, but conceded twice in the final two minutes, with Josip Stanisic making it 3-3 before Frans Kratzig won it for Bayern with a thumping finish.

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GOAL looks at what we learned during the clash at the Singapore National Stadium, as Jurgen Klopp's team conceded four goals for the second time in three pre-season outings...