sport news Liverpool news: Four things we learned from Sevilla defeat

Liverpool's squad might not have enough options, Fenway Park is not a lucky venue and mistakes at back are an issue... FOUR things we learned from the loss against Sevilla Liverpool lost their pre-season friendly against Sevilla 2-1 on Sunday evening  There were a number of issues that arose from the clash against the Spanish side Sportsmail has taken a look at the major issues that arose at Fenway Park 

By Dominic King for MailOnline

Published: 07:02 BST, 22 July 2019 | Updated: 07:02 BST, 22 July 2019

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Liverpool's latest friendly in the United States ended in controversy and acrimony, as they were beaten 2-1 by 10-man Sevilla. 

The result was the last thing on Jurgen Klopp's mind, however, as he saw one of his young players sustain a potentially serious injury. But there were plenty of other talking points.

Sportsmail examines the major issues that arose at Fenway Park.

Liverpool took on Sevilla in a friendly at Fenway Park on Sunday evening, losing the game 2-1

Liverpool took on Sevilla in a friendly at Fenway Park on Sunday evening, losing the game 2-1

NOTHING LUCKY ABOUT THIS VENUE

This was the third time Liverpool have played in Boston but they are yet to win in front of their owners. In 2012, Brendan Rodgers's second game as Liverpool manager ended in a 2-1 defeat to Roma; two years later, against the same opponents, Liverpool lost 1-0.

A change of opponents did not bring a change of fortune. The match was played in broiling heat and the pitch was difficult – you could the outline of baseball diamond and the patchwork make-up of the surface, which needed watering at points during the contest.

But Liverpool did not create enough opportunities to trouble Sevilla. Divock Origi's goal, which cancelled out a strike from former Manchester City winger Nolito, was a rare shot on target. In the end, they lost out to a last minute strike from Alejandro Pozo.

They have lost all three of the matches they have played at the home of the Boston Red Sox

They have lost all three of the matches they have played at the home of the Boston Red Sox

The Liverpool players show their appreciation to their supporters following the game

The Liverpool players show their appreciation to their supporters following the game 

ARE THERE ENOUGH OPTIONS?

Jurgen Klopp has been eager to stress that this tour of the United States has provided a chance for

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