Southampton vs Liverpool Premier League preview


Right-back Joe Gomez is unlikely to feature because of a minor knee problem while midfielder Adam Lallana returns after a thigh problem.

Gary Lineker questioned Southampton's defending for Mohamed Salah's 22nd league goal after the Liverpool FC summer signing helped the Reds to secure a comfortable 2-0 win at St Mary's.

And Klopp was just pleased to get the game out of the way with another three points on the board.

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"It won't be a friendly game, they fight for everything, we fight for everything".

Despite climbing the Premier League table after ending a 13-game win less streak in the league on Saturday, Southampton could still find themselves back down in the relegation zone before kick-off, highlighting the importance of trying to take points from every game we play until we're safe.

Firmino fired Liverpool ahead after seven minutes when Southampton messed up in defence and Salah picked out his fellow forward to stroke home.

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"In footballing moments we would've loved to do it [play] a bit better".

"We scored wonderful goals and we could've scored more in the second half when we had big chances, but Southampton did well to be honest, with their style of play".

"No ex-Southampton player will play on Sunday!"

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The Saints haven't beaten a top-six side in the league now for over 18 months and the Reds ran ragged last time out and have a lot of quality in their ranks. I don't think nine points from Arsenal is enough to have rest but it is nine points.