Liverpool held their fourth warm-up game tonight (Thursday) and recorded a pre-season loss, surrendering 4-3 to Hertha Berlin, but Jürgen Klopp can still feel encouraged: Virgil Van Dyke and Joe Gomez returned to play after each was absent for the period About nine months old due to serious injuries.

The pair of brakes came off the bench in the 69th minute and with two more games left before the Premier League season officially opens in an away game against Norwich, the Dutchman and Englishman will get more opportunities to return to fitness, with Liverpool hoping to fight for the championship they lost last May.

Santiago Essexbar and Suet Sardar put up Hertha Berlin in the 21st and 31st minutes respectively, Sadio Mane shrank in the 37th minute and Tacumi Minamino equalized three minutes before the break. In the second half, Steven Jovtic came on as a substitute, scoring in the 66th minute and completing a double in the 80th minute, before Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain set up the game in the 80th minute.

Van Dyke and Gomez returned to play | John Powell/Liverpool FC via Getty Images

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