In the 28th minute, thanks to a short cross from Cedric Bakambu on the midfield, Renato Augusto dribbled through defender Ding Haifeng and contributed a calm tap-in to pull one back.
Liverpool regained the lead in the 20th minute as Virgil Van Dijk took advantage of some slack marking to smash home a header from Andy Robertson's corner.
The 31-year-old had one year left on his previous contract and would have been able to leave for nothing in the summer of June 2021.
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Dortmund broke the deadlock courtesy of two 17-year-old youngsters, as new arrival Jude Bellingham passed into the path of Giovanni Reyna, who drilled the ball right-footed into the far corner in the 35th minute.
Teda took the lead in the 70th minute when Sandro Lima donated a powerful header on Frank Acheampong's cross. However, six minutes later, Teda's advantage was terminated as their newly transfered midfielder Akhmedov was substituted with injury.
As expected, Barcelona star Lionel Messi heads the list, with Juventus forward Paulo Dybala and Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez also included.
"You can be sure that I will do everything possible so that the club has a successful season," Neves said in a video posted on social media.
Keno doubled his personal tally with a low finish and then headed in his third goal by latching on to a Mariano cross.
Al-Taawoun lost its last match to Iran's Persepolis 1-0 on Tuesday, but is still atop of Group C with six points from three matches.
As expected, head coach Tite also called up Paris Saint-Germain pair Neymar and Marquinhos, Chelsea veteran Thiago Silva, Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro and Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho.