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Atletico Madrid Defeats Liverpool On Penalties To Win The Audi Cup

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Liverpool suffered defeat to Atletico Madrid in the Audi Cup final after losing on penalties to La Liga side Atletico Madrid.
In a low-quality affair, Liverpool struggled to make any sort of impact for large periods of the match but snatched a 1-1 draw at the death.
Danny Ward made a brilliant save from a close-range effort from Angel Correa but 19-year-old Keidi Bare followed it up with a header to give the La Liga side the lead.
The Reds were handed a lifeline courtesy of a dubious penalty after Divock Origi took a tumble, which Roberto Firmino duly converted.
But Jordan Henderson’s penalty miss saw them ultimately come up short in their final pre-season clash.
It was a far cry from Liverpool’s 3-0 win against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, although their team was much changed.
This was by no means Diego Simeone’s strongest lineup but as always his team was incredibly well disciplined.
 

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