Within that, there was plenty to enjoy, including Trent’s ‘shhh’ celebration, Thiago‘s masterclass and Nunez being overcome with pure joy after finding the net at the death.
The victory is Liverpool’s first in the Community Shield since 2006 and adds another piece of silverware to those already collected under Klopp.
But it’s only the start for the Reds in 2022/23, and there was a simple ‘We’re ready’ message from the No. 66 after the celebrations in Leicester:
A social post packed with plenty of punch.
Milner instead went for a touch of humour after lifting the shield with his new beard, which may need to stay around longer than first planned:
And there were plenty of smiles all around within the Liverpool camp after the first piece of silverware:
It’s another tick in the box for Liverpool and a welcome boost for the squad ahead of what is to be another long, taxing and unprecedented season.
For now, it’s to Anfield we go before all eyes turn to the start of the Premier League season.
Up the Community Shield-winning Reds!