Reds to face German side in pre-season

Liverpool’s pre-season preparations are to include a friendly against Bundesliga side FSV Mainz 05 in August. The German club finished in 11th place in the Bundesliga last season.

Last season’s pre-season plans were thrown up in the air after Liverpool were forced to play from the first qualifying round in the Champions League, but there’ll be no such problems this season. The Reds can plan games to suit their own needs.

The game will be played on Friday August 4th which means it will be one of the last games before the new season proper gets underway. Liverpool say that tickets are only going to be made available from FSV Mainz, none will be sold by LFC.