Man United to face Liverpool on pre-season tour to Thailand, Australia

United will meet Liverpool in Bangkok on July 12 before flying to Australia to play A-League team Melbourne Victory on July 15 and Crystal Palace four days later.

Former Liverpool Phil Babb, left and former Manchester United Andy Cole players smile during a press conference announcing The Match Bangkok Century Cup 2022 between Manchester United and Liverpool in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, March 31, 2022. Manchester United and Liverpool will play in Thailand on July 12.   -  AP

Manchester United will face rival Liverpool as part of its pre-season tour to Thailand and Australia in July, the Premier League club announced on Thursday.

United will meet Liverpool in Bangkok on July 12 before flying to Australia to play A-League team Melbourne Victory on July 15 and Crystal Palace four days later.

The popular Melbourne Cricket Ground will host those matches.

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"It has been two years since the club has been able to travel on an international pre-season tour, so we can’t wait to get going this summer and reconnect with our fans in south-east Asia and Australasia," said chief operating officer Collette Roche.

United is sixth in the Premier League on 50 points after 29 matches. It hosts Leicester City on Saturday.

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