Liverpool are not expected to hold another friendly before the return of the Premier League, though another inter-squad game is likely as the Merseyside derby edges nearer. Both sides followed strict social distancing measures off the pitch, with minimal staff present, with this serving as a dry run for the first Premier League clash back at Anfield, which will be against Crystal Palace on June 24. Liverpool do not look like they will be slowing down when the Premier League restart arrives as they hammered Blackburn Rovers 6-0 in a friendly at Anfield. The 2020–21 season is Blackburn Rovers' 133nd season as a professional football club and it will participate in the Championship for a third consecutive season. The hosts added their sixth in the final minutes when Clarkson displayed incredible composure inside the box to create a shooting opportunity, which he finished with aplomb. Liverpool stepped up their preparations for the return of the Premier League with a 6-0 win over Blackburn Rovers at Anfield on Thursday afternoon. A strong side started at Anfield, though neither Mohamed Salah nor Andy Robertson took part and Roberto Firmino came off the bench for the second half, with Takumi Minamino leading the line from kickoff. Competition: EPL 2019-20. James Carroll @James_Carroll84. Match Information. @James_Carroll84. Developed and maintained by the LFC Technology and Transformation Team. With the government giving the green-light for clubs to hold behind-closed-doors friendlies against local opposition in order to work towards full fitness, Jurgen Klopp‘s side hosted Blackburn. The Reds' fourth local fixture before departing for a tour of the United States at the weekend involves a trip to Ewood Park. Nice build up pic.twitter.com/CKLTRIAfvP, Mane ⚽️ Keita ⚽️ Minamino ⚽️ Matip ⚽️ Hoever ⚽️ Clarkson ⚽️, Enjoy match highlights from our behind-closed-doors friendly against @Rovers on LFCTV GO ⤵️, — Liverpool FC (at ) (@LFC) June 11, 2020, Liverpool 4-0 Blackburn – Matip pic.twitter.com/UcqbVVcws8, Ki-Jana Hoever Propaganda pic.twitter.com/vdqfkzqNI9, — Stanley House * (@StanleyHouseLFC) June 11, 2020, Leighton Clarksons goal against Blackburn in friendly today #LFC pic.twitter.com/zDdVxcufD8, Six transfers Jurgen Klopp missed out on at Liverpool & who he signed instead. Goals: Mane, Keita, Minamino, Matip, Hoever, Clarkson. 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Can you name Rafa Benitez’s 30 most-used players at Liverpool? Goals for Hoever and Clarkson are another positive, with Klopp calling on his youth ranks ahead of a nine-game run that allows nine substitutes to be named per game, and five able to come on. Naby Keita then doubled the advantage when he finished from Takumi Minamino’s ball into the six-yard box soon after, then the latter swept in from a Mane centre before the break. Oxlade-Chamberlain’s drive was beaten away by Christian Walton; however, Mane was on hand to slot in the rebound. Watch Liverpool's pre-season friendly with Blackburn Rovers live and exclusively on LFCTV and LFCTV GO on Thursday. Along with competing in the Championship, the club will also participate in the FA Cup and EFL Cup.The season covers the period from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021. Stadium: Anfield. Virgil van Dijk’s pass forward was chested off into the path of James Milner by Mane. Kick-off is at 7.45pm BST and our extensive build-up begins an hour earlier. Date: Tuesday 11 March 2020. Read about Blackburn v Liverpool in the U18 Premier League 2020/21 season, including lineups, stats and live blogs, on the official website of the Premier League. Friendly, Anfield June 11, 2020. Minamino, meanwhile, barely got off the ground before the campaign came to a halt, with the January signing playing just seven times for the first team so far, and only 77 minutes in the league. © Copyright 2020 The Liverpool Football Club and Athletic Grounds Limited. Ben Brereton went close to pulling a goal back for Rovers, but slid an inch wide of substitute Caoimhin Kelleher’s post. The vice-captain then slid Minamino into space, who subsequently squared for Keita to stab in. Liverpool 6-0 Blackburn. 3:00pm, Saturday 26th September 2020. All rights reserved. Celebrating peak 13-14 Liverpool when Luis Suarez scored an 18-yard header, Comparing the team on James Milner’s Liverpool debut to the class of 2020. Liverpool went in front after 10 minutes of play at Anfield. Manchester United vs Manchester City Reddit EPL Soccer Streams Tuesday 11 March 2020. LFC. Address: 52-56 Harry Potts Way, Liverpool BB10 4BX, United Kingdom. Pride Park Stadium. Joel Matip tapped in a fourth on 67 minutes, Ki-Jana Hoever curled into the top corner a minute later, and Leighton Clarkson completed the scoring with a wonderful late effort. And Jurgen Klopp’s side certainly looked in good nick against Blackburn, with Sadio Mane, Naby Keita, Takumi Minamino, Joel Matip, Ki-Jana Hoever and Leighton Clarkson all scoring in a one-sided friendly behind closed doors. Minamino (3-0) Mane ⚽️ Keita ⚽️ Minamino ⚽️ Matip ⚽️ Hoever ⚽️ Clarkson ⚽️. Klopp made a series of changes as the game went on, and the scoreline was doubled in the second period as Joel Matip, Ki-Jana Hoever and Leighton Clarkson all found the back of the net. Academy youngster Jake Cain then had a side-footer tipped behind, with Roberto Firmino’s header from the subsequent corner also saved by Walton. Enjoy match highlights from our behind-closed-doors friendly against @Rovers on LFCTV GO ⤵️ — Liverpool FC (at ) (@LFC) June 11, 2020. Watch live: Blackburn v Liverpool. Match: Liverpool vs Blackburn Rovers. Keita also scored in the 11-a-side session at Anfield at the beginning of the month, and if all goes to plan the Guinean could find his feet at a crucial stage for both Liverpool and himself. The Reds are well into preparations for the … Goals: Mane, Keita, Minamino, Matip, Hoever, Clarkson. Liverpool recorded a 6-0 win over Blackburn Rovers in a behind-closed-doors friendly at Anfield on Thursday afternoon. The Japan international was heavily involved again on 23 minutes, claiming an assist for the Reds’ second. Blackburn threatened before the whistle as Sam Gallagher looked to have gone through on goal.