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An ex MLS coach puts Liverpool in trouble

In a preseason match Liverpool was in trouble. Down in two goals, the English team managed to tie after an outstanding performance of his rival led by a former MLS coach.

Jesse Marsch
Jesse Marsch

The preparation for next season continues abroad the US soccer. One of the biggest teams in Europe, Liverpool FC wants to take avenge from itself as they were early disqualified from the UEFA Champions League. Despite that, they won their first Premier League since 1992. In a preseason friendly today, Jürgen Klopp's squad was surprised by Red Bull Salzburg who almost won them. The man behind that success is a former MLS coach: Jesse Marsch.

Jesse Marsch is one of the legends of the MLS. As a player he was the first one to win three MLS Cups. Two of them were with DC United and one with Chicago Fire. Marsch received two caps with the United States national team. His first came as a substitute in a scoreless World Cup qualifier tie with Trinidad and Tobago in 2001. The other came in a 2007 friendly against China.

His managerial career started as an assistant to his former college and club coach Bob Bradley with the United States men's national team. But some months later he arrived to Montreal Impact as its head coach. After a good experience in New York Red Bulls and RB Leipzig he took a chance in Red Bull Salzburg. In his first season in charge, Marsch led Salzburg to winning the double and today he surprised all with a draw against Liverpool after being two goals above.

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