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SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling after their 2-2 draw with PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool’s poor turnout in Malaysia blamed on Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling exits

The departures of Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling have been used as an excuse for the poor attendances on Liverpool’s pre-season tour of Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's players line up for a team group photograph before a friendly match at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. Back row L-R: Divock Origi, James Milner, Dejan Lovren, Martin Skrtel, goalkeeper Adam Bogdan, Jordon Ibe. Front row L-R: Lucas Leiva, Alberto Moreno, captain Jordan Henderson, Adam Lallana and Nathaniel Clyne. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Malaysia XI 1-1 Liverpool: Player Ratings

Following Liverpool’s 1-1 draw with a Malaysia XI in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, we assess each Reds player on the day.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Friday, July 24, 2015: Liverpool's Jordon Ibe celebrates scoring the first goal against a Malaysia XI during a friendly match at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium on day twelve of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Malaysia XI 1-1 Liverpool: Jordon Ibe stunner earns Reds a draw

Video: Jordon Ibe hits a stunner vs. Malaysia – goal of pre-season?

Jordon Ibe hit a screamer of a finish to level things up for Liverpool against Malaysia XI.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Saturday, July 16, 2011: Liverpool take on a Malaysia XI in front of 80,000 spectators at the National Stadium Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur on day six of the club's Asia Tour. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

LIVE: Malaysia XI vs. Liverpool – Follow the pre-season match here

ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA - Monday, July 20, 2015: Liverpool's Alberto Moreno in action against Adelaide United during a preseason friendly match at the Adelaide Oval on day eight of the club's preseason tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Malaysia XI vs. Liverpool – Team News – Moreno, Lucas and Bogdan start

Alberto Moreno, Lucas Leiva and Adam Bogdan come into the starting lineup for Liverpool’s final game of their Asia and Australia tour against a Malaysia XI on Friday.

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Saturday, July 16, 2011: Liverpool take on a Malaysia XI in front of 80,000 spectators at the National Stadium Bukit Jalil in Kuala Lumpur on day six of the club's Asia Tour. (Photo by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Pre-Season 2015/16: Malaysia XI v Liverpool – Preview

Brendan Rodgers’ Reds play the final fixture of this summer’s tour when they face a Malaysia XI on Friday as the Premier League season draws ever closer.