Jurgen Klopp’s facet beat Norwich city within their 2019-20 opener last weekday before overcoming Chelsea on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday.
Southampton, meanwhile, suffered a 3-0 defeat at Burnley in their league opener last day out.
That midweekly triumph continuing the side’s spectacular commencing to the 2019/20 campaign once they supercharged past Norwich city 4-1 within the league curtain-raiser on weekday. Conversely,
opponents Southampton endured a frustrating begin to the year as they suffered a 3-0 mortifying by Burnley at Turf Moor.
Liverpool are back in domestic action at Southampton this weekend having tasted European glory against Chelsea in midweekly.
Jurgen Klopp’s Champions League holders extra the Uefa Super Cup to their trophy cabinet on Wednesday night, with Adrian saved the decisive spot-kick within the penalty combat.
While there is also many tired legs once a debilitating 2-2 extra-time attract wet conditions in Turkey, Klopp’s men should concentrate on the task at hand – beating Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Saints on the south coast.
A strong pre-season would have left Southampton feeling fairly assured previous their trip to Burnley.
It had been a poor begin from the Saints, though, with Sean Dyche’s facet rating thrice while not reply to choose up all 3 points on the gap weekend of the 2019-20 campaign.
Liverpool opened their 2019-20 Premier League challenge with a cushty 4-1 convert Norwich on August nine.
The Canaries really vie quite well for long periods of the sport – four first-half goals ultimately saw the Reds triumph, though, as they created the right begin to the new season.
Southampton vs Liverpool Team News
Southampton don’t have any contemporary injury considerations from the defeat to Burnley,
though defender guided missile McQueen remains a long traveller with a significant knee injury.
It looks probably that Hasenhuttl can build changes from the loss against the Clarets,
with an additional midfielder doubtless being brought into the facet at the expense of a forward.
Indeed, there’s each likelihood that Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg may inherit the XI for Adams,
with Ward-Prowse moving slightly forward to supplement Redmond and Ings within the final third.
As mentioned, Alisson can yet again be absent for Liverpool, that means that former West Ham United stopper Adrian can begin between the sticks yet again.
Nathaniel Clyne is that the team’s solely alternative confirmed traveller,
though it looks unlikely that Keita are going to be concerned once sitting out the clash with Chelsea with a muscular drawback.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum ought to all come back to the XI having been named on the bench against Chelsea,
whereas Mane is predicted to begin once coming back through the UEFA Super Cup uninjured.
Klopp’s main quandary comes at the rear as he prepares to settle on between Joe Gomez and Joel Matip.
the previous started aboard Van Dijk against Norwich, though, which may once more be the case here.
Southampton possible starting lineup:
Gunn; Bednarek, Yoshida, Vestergaard; Valery, Romeu, Hojbjerg, Bertrand; Ward-Prowse, Redmond; Ings
Liverpool possible starting lineup:
Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Fabinho, Wijnaldum; Mane, Firmino, Salah
Head to head for Southampton vs Liverpool
Liverpool lead the head-to-head fifty five wins to Southampton’s thirty, with the remaining twenty five games ending level.
As mentioned, the Merseyside giants are victorious in every of the last four Premier League games between the 2 groups – as well as a 3-1 success at St Mary’s in Apr.
That said, Southampton recorded a 3-2 convert the Reds on home soil in March 2016,
whereas the Saints went unconquered in 5 games against the Merseyside giants between the beginning of 2016 and middle of 2017.
Southampton vs Liverpool TV channel and live stream information
The match will not be televised in the UK due to broadcasting restrictions from the FA,
Premier League and Football League for games between 2.45pm and 5.15pm on a Saturday.
You can follow all the action and analysis on NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog with David Lynch at St Mary’s.