Liverpool too hot for Thailand

Goals from Philippe Coutinho, Iago Aspas and Steven Gerrard helped Liverpool to a comfortable 3-0 win over the Thailand national team.

Last Updated: 28/07/13 at 14:37 Post Comment

Philippe Coutinho: The Brazilian was impressive in Bangkok

Philippe Coutinho: The Brazilian was impressive in Bangkok

More of the games that matter

2 years free Sky Broadband Unlimited for Sky Sports customers

The Reds have impressed so far on their pre-season tour and they completed victory thanks to a solid display at the Rajamangala Stadium in hot and humid conditions in Bangkok.

Yet it was the presence of striker Luis Suarez, the subject of continuing speculation over his future after two rejected bids from Arsenal, which will grab most attention.

He was handed a run out for the final 29 minutes and he very nearly got his name on the scoresheet when he struck the crossbar.

The Merseysiders broke the deadlock after 17 minutes as the impressive Coutinho stepped inside his marker before calmly slotting the ball into the far corner.

The hosts threatened to restore parity soon after when striker Teerasil Dangda fired inches wide of Simon Mignolet's goal.

Just minutes into the second half, Liverpool doubled their advantage when 25-year-old summer signing from Celta Vigo Aspas took Coutinho's pass in his stride before sending the ball past the busy Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool.

Gerrard scored the goal of the night as the skipper completed the scoring thanks to a delicious chip from just inside the area.

Suarez, who has made no secret of his desire to leave the club, was then introduced by manager Brendan Rodgers.

It was his second successive substitute appearance on the tour having linked up with the squad late due to an extended break after the Confederations Cup.

And the Uruguay international almost made an instant impact by heading Gerrard's inswinging cross against the crossbar.

Gerrard, who will celebrate his testimonial at Anfield next weekend, also rattled the woodwork late on while Jordan Henderson had an effort cleared off the line.

Liverpool next take on Olympiacos, Valerenga and Celtic ahead of the new season on August 17.

Football365 Facebook Fan Page

The Football365 fan page is a great place to meet like minded people, have football related discussions and make new friends.

More Match Results

Tuesday, 12 August 2014
19:45
Chelsea 2-0 Sociedad Report
19:30
Man Utd 2-1 Valencia Report
Sunday, 10 August 2014
15:00
Stuttgart 1-2 Hull City Report
13:30
Newcastle 1-0 Sociedad  
12:15
Liverpool 4-0 B Dortmund Report
Saturday, 09 August 2014
17:30
Tottenham 2-1 Schalke Report
17:00
Southampton 0-1 Leverkusen Report
16:30
Freiburg 1-1 Stoke  
15:00
A Villa 0-0 Parma  
Leicester 1-0 W Bremen Report

Footer 365

Premier League: Jose Mourinho confirms Eden Hazard's Chelsea contract talks ongoing

Jose Mourinho is confident Eden Hazard will commit his future to Chelsea, with talks ongoing over a contract extension.

Daley Blind backs Louis van Gaal's brutally honest approach at Manchester United

Daley Blind says Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal's brutally honest manner is good for team-building.

Premier League: Manchester United winger Angel di Maria delighted with Old Trafford bow

Manchester United winger Angel di Maria was delighted with his Old Trafford debut after the 4-0 win over QPR.

Mail Box

Who's More Miserable - Baggies Or Mags?

There's not a lot to choose between the misery of West Brom fans and the misery of Newcastle fans. We have mails on them, 'only QPR' and lots on Man United...

Forget it, Ronaldo Won't Come Back

A varied morning mailbox, with thoughts on Ronaldo, Daley Blind = Michael Carrick, Ed Woodward redemption, stick with Pardew, QPR's name change and marbles...

© 2014 British Sky Broadcasting Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media property