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Watch: Mo Salah and Sadio Mane score while young star impresses as Liverpool down Manchester City

Sadio Mane's stoppage-time penalty sealed a 2-1 comeback win for Liverpool over Manchester City in the International Champions Cup.

After a goalless first half to the match in New York, the game came to life in the second with Leroy Sane breaking the deadlock to put City ahead after 57 minutes.

Their lead did not last long, however, as Mohamed Salah buried a header six minutes later - with his second touch of the game and just 52 seconds after coming off the bench.

The Egyptian came close to scoring another two in the closing minutes - a header was blocked on the line and his second effort struck the crossbar.

But the period of concerted pressure from the Reds finally paid off in injury time.

Awarded a penalty when Dominic Solanke was fouled in the back by Tosin Adarabioyo, Liverpool forward Mane rolled his spot-kick to the left as Joe Hart dived in the opposite direction, providing a dramatic close to the match between the Premier League rivals.

Meanwhile, there was special praise coming for 21-year-old centre-back Nathaniel Phillips, who also impressed as a substitute, with supporters on social media tipping the former Bolton man for first-team football this season alongside Virgil Van Dijk.

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Nathaniel Phillips impressed onlooking supporters against Manchester City in pre-season.

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