Liverpool announce July pre-season friendly against Crystal Palace in Singapore, three days after their clash with Manchester United in Thailand
- Liverpool’s pre-season tour of Asia this summer begins to take shape
- They announced a game with Crystal Palace on July 15 in Singapore
- It will be held three days after they have played against rivals Manchester United
Liverpool will take on Crystal Palace in Singapore in July as part of their pre-season tour of Asia, the Anfield club announced on Tuesday.
Liverpool will meet Palace on July 15 at the Singapore National Stadium, three days after their match against Manchester United in Thailand. They play against the London club as part of the Standard Chartered Singapore trophy.
“The Reds previously visited Singapore for two hugely successful games in 2001 and 2009 and open training in 2011, returning to Asia for the first time since 2017,” Liverpool said in a statement.
Liverpool have added Crystal Palace to their list of pre-season friendlies this summer
Asia and Australia were regular stops for major European clubs before the COVID-19 pandemic, with Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea drawing huge crowds for lucrative friendlies.
Liverpool Commercial Director Ben Latty said: “The pre-season is a crucial time of the year for our players, it’s a hugely important preparation for the coming season and it’s also a perfect opportunity to meet our fans around the world. .
“We can’t wait to go back to Singapore again, we’ve had a great reception there in the past and are delighted to participate in the Standard Chartered Singapore Trophy 2022.
“We eagerly await the sound of our fans filling the National Stadium in Singapore as we take on Crystal Palace in July, it will be a great finish to our 2022-23 pre-season.”
Liverpool also face Manchester United in a pre-season friendly in Asia
Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 3-1 at Selhurst Park this season and 3-0 at Anfield.
The next Premier League season will start on August 6, an earlier date than usual to host the World Cup this winter.
The season will pause on November 13 and resume on Boxing Day, while the World Cup will run from November 21 to December 18.