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Good evening from a sold out John Smith's Stadium!

Huddersfield Town entertain Liverpool in the pick of the pre-season engagements.

David Wagner vs Jurgen Klopp is the narrative, but the truth is two teams are trying to prepare for the new season.

Fans are out in force, the sun is shining and life is sweet.

Jon Stankovic, Liverpool fan, will be hoping for a star t but Nahki Wells (knock) is a high profile absentee.

Expecting big cheers for Dean Whitehead as well, who has eschewed Rotherham's offer to stay in Huddersfield . What a man.

Stick with us throughout the evening for build-up, colour and commentary from the big match.

Match report

Here’s the verdict on tonight’s events.

On to Austria!

No

That should still definitely be sung!

Nahki Wells missed

Well, not much on offer in the final third from Town tonight but Nahki Wells and Kasey Palmer are still to add to the attacking options.

With Aaron Mooy around as well, the start of the season proper should offer more on that score.

The main concern will be the extent of Philip Billing’s injury.

FT Town 0-2 Liverpool

That’s your lot! Liverpool run out 2-0 winners but I’m sure David Wagner will have found plenty of positives from that.

Away fans singing

First real bit of noise from the red end to my right as the win is sealed for Klopp’s men.

To be fair, they did boo that Shamal George wasn’t allowed to take the penalty!

90mins: Three minutes added

Into stoppage time at the John Smith’s Stadium.

89mins: Liverpool double the lead

A second penalty of the evening for Liverpool, but where Philippe Coutinho failed Alberto Moreno succeeds.

Town 0-2 Liverpool

88mins: Billing subbed

Philip Billing cannot continue and is replaced by Regan Booty.

Attendance announced

21,266 fans in the building tonight. Brilliant effort.

81mins: Billing driving forward

Two attempts from Billing blocked in as many minutes with Town desperate for an equaliser.

Cult hero in action

79mins: George offside

Academy goalkeeper turned striker Shamal George clean through but just offside. That would have been a kodak moment.

75mins: Town go close!

Inches away. Dempsey with an low effort that is just the wrong side of the post. Not bad!

73mins: Kachunga subbed

The striker’s day is done and Rekeil Pyke replaces him. Nice moment for the youngster who acquitted himself well at Oldham.

68mins: Davidson free kick cleared

Kachunga brought down, but the left back hits the first man. Aaron Mooy, where are you?

67mins: Liverpool sub...

Ok, they have one sub left. Academy goalkeeper Shamal George has been called, found an outfield shirt (no number) and has joined the action.

Liverpool down to ten

Lucas has limped off and Liverpool have used their subs so will play the last half hour with 10.

62mins: Drone stops play

Erm, an illegal drone flying over the stadium brings play to a halt.

Back under way with a Liverpool corner cleared expertly by Michael Hefele.

View from the enemy

Here are the half time thoughts of our friends over at the Liverpool Echo...

56mins: Drop off in excitement

My previous comment may have been premature.

Those subs have taken a bit of sting out of the game as the two sides try and feel their way back into it again.

Well, they're smiling at any rate

Huddersfield Town v Liverpool pre season friendly - David Wagner.
Huddersfield Town v Liverpool pre season friendly - David Wagner.
Huddersfield Town v Liverpool pre season friendly - Jurgen Klopp.
Huddersfield Town v Liverpool pre season friendly - Jurgen Klopp.

What an image

48mins: Dempsey off target

Kyle Dempsey shoots over the bar after being played in by Martin Cranie. Decent start to the half despite a lottery of changes.

Liverpool changes

For the visitors, Markovic, Ings, Alexander-Arnold, Wisdom, and Woodburn are all on.

Randall, Ejaria, Firmino, Mane, Coutinho and Grujic gave gone off.

Those subs in full

Second half XI: Coddington, Cranie, Hefele, Stankovic, Davidson, Whitehead, Billing, Scannell, Dempsey, Bunn. Kachunga.

Second half under way

Raft of changes at the break, but we are back under way.

Mooy a half time talking point

Australian has the seal of approval

HT Huddersfield Town 0-1 Liverpool

Just Marko Grujic’s goal in it at the break.

45mins: 1 minute added

60 additional seconds at the end of this first half.

Coleman save