Liverpool lost the first of their two scheduled mid-season friendlies as they fell 1-3 to Olympique Lyonnais.
Taking on the French side in the Dubai Super Cup, the Reds got out of the gate fast, with Fabio Carvalho scoring the opener in under a minute.
Mohammed Salah had a chance to double Liverpool’s lead from the penalty spot, but missed his spot kick.
Former Arsenal striker Alexander Lacazette equalized for Lyon before the half time break, and second half goals from Bradley Barcola and Lacazette ensured the win for Lyon.
Penalty kicks are mandatory in the Dubai Super Cup with an extra point up for grabs, and Lyon won that 5-3.
Jurgen Klopp’s men will face AC Milan in their final friendly on Friday.