Player ratings: Liverpool v Man City




 

LONDON - Manchester City beat Liverpool 5-4 on penalty kicks to win the Community Shield, after an intense game between the Premier League's top two teams from last season.

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How did the players get on, out of 10?

Below we reveal our ratings from Wembley.

Liverpool

Alisson: 5 - Could have done better with Sterling's goal and looked a little shaky.

Trent Alexander-Arnold: 6 - Rattled into some challenges but far from his usual marauding display.

Joe Gomez: 5 - Caught in possession a few times at center back and them moved out to right back.

Virgil Van Dijk: 7 - Stood tall and set up the equalizer. Classy player who grew into the game.

Andrew Robertson: 6 - Given a tough time by Bernardo Silva, but stood up to the challenge.

Jordan Henderson: 5 - Struggled to get going and took a knock in the second half.

Fabinho: 5 - Couldn't stop City gliding through Liverpool's defense.

Georginio Wijnaldum: 5 - Really struggled. Few loose touches and only player to miss a penalty.

Mohamed Salah: 7 - Could have scored three in the second half alone. Dangerous but didn't score.

Roberto Firmino: 6 - One superb effort in the first half and decent movement, as always.

Divock Origi: 4 - His teammates couldn't find his runs out wide. Ineffective.

Subs
Joel Matip on for Trent Alexander-Arnold (67′): 7 - Headed home the equalizer.
Naby Keita on for Fabinho (67′): 6 - Provided some surging runs. Good shot saved.
Adam Lallana on for Jordan Henderson (79′): N/A
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain on for Divock Origi (79′): N/A
Xherdan Shaqiri on for Roberto Firmino (79′): N/A

Man City

Claudio Bravo: 7 - A few dodgy moments in the second half but saved the crucial spot kick. A very good back-up goalkeeper.

Kyle Walker: 6 - Dug deep defensively but rarely threatened going forward.

John Stones: 7 - Calm on the ball and did his best to hold City's defense together.

Nicolas Otamendi: 6 - Dragged out of position quite a lot but made some great last-ditch interventions.

Oleksandr Zinchenko: 6 - Tough outing against Salah but kept plugging away. Scored his pen.

Rodri: 5 - Caught on the ball so many times. Has to get use to the pace of the game in England. Fast.

David Silva: 7 - Proper magician. Glides around the pitch with ease and set up Sterling's goal.

Kevin De Bruyne: 8 - Constant threat, even though his final pass or shot was a little off.

Leroy Sane: 4 - Injured early on, which is a big shame. Last minutes in a Man City shirt?

Raheem Sterling: 8 - Scored one, but should have scored a few more. Superb pace, but poor finishing.

Bernando Silva: 7 - Another classy and tireless display. Criminally underrated.

Subs
Gabriel Jesus on for Leroy Sane (14′): 6 - Scored the winning penalty kick and put himself about.
Ilkay Gundogan on for David Silva (61′): 3 - One of the worst sub displays ever. Gave the ball away countless times. Scored his penalty kick though.
Phil Foden on for Kevin de Bruyne (89′): N/A

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