DFB Pokal

Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72,892 fans

SYDNEY (AP) With retired greats Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in the lineup, Liverpool beat Sydney FC 3-0 Wednesday in a friendly match marked by tightened security following the attack in Manchester.

Daniel Sturridge, Alberto Moreno and Roberto Firmino all scored in the first half of the match at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney, which drew a crowd of 72,892 spectators.

Earlier Wednesday, New South Wales police said it would enhance its presence at the stadium following the Manchester concert attack which killed 22 people. A minute's silence was held before the match began.