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Southampton arrive at Anfield on Saturday for the Premier League tie with home side Liverpool.
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Liverpool are hoping to win again after their last result, a 2-0 Champions League triumph against Porto.
In that game, Liverpool managed 59% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. For Liverpool, the goals were scored by Thiago Alcântara (52') and Mohamed Salah (70'). For their opponents, FC Porto had 9 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Liverpool haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve claimed a sum of 14 during that period while also conceding a total of 5. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be continued on in this game.
Heading into this fixture, Liverpool have not been beaten in their last 10 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Since being defeated in their last game at the hands of Norwich City in Premier League competition, Southampton and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Southampton managed 63% possession and 17 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player to score for Southampton was Ché Adams (4'). Norwich City got 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Teemu Pukki (7') and Grant Hanley (79') scored for Norwich City.
Over the course of their last 6 clashes, Southampton have amassed a tally of 7 goals. Southampton have additionally got on the scoresheet on each one of those occasions. Over that period, their defenders have seen 5 goals scored by their opponents.
Ahead of this clash, Southampton have not emerged victorious against Liverpool in games played away from home for the previous 7 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head clashes dating back to 22/09/2018 shows that Liverpool have won 5 of these games and Southampton 1, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
A combined sum of 17 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 14 from The Reds and 3 being from The Saints. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The previous league contest featuring these sides was Premier League match day 35 on 08/05/2021 when it finished Liverpool 2-0 Southampton.
That day, Liverpool managed 53% possession and 14 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. The scorers were Sadio Mané (31') and Thiago Alcântara (90').
Southampton got 12 shots at goal with 6 on target.
The match was refereed by Kevin Friend.
Team News: Liverpool
The Liverpool boss Jürgen Klopp has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this clash with a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Southampton
Owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from, the Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhüttl does not have any fitness worries to report before this match.
It’s pretty clear that Southampton will need to play some great football to be getting goals against a Liverpool team who should be able to boss this game in attack, midfield and defence.
Our selection here is for a 3-0 margin for Liverpool when the referee blows the final whistle.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Anfield (53,394)
Captain: Jordan Henderson
Chairman: Tom Werner
Manager: Jürgen Klopp
Competitions: Premier League position 3, EFL Cup (Quarter-Finals), Champions League (Group B)
🔑 Star Man: Sadio Mané
Mostly deployed in the Left Wing position, Sadio Mané was born in Sédhiou, Senegal. Having played his first senior match for FC Metz in the 2011 - 2012 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 7 league goals in the Premier League 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 12 appearances.