Liverpool vs Southampton LIVE: Jurgen Klopp’s men eye chance to go second in the Premier League as Saints look to recovery from Norwich humiliation… plus updates from the rest of the 3pm games
- Liverpool host Ralph Hasenhuttl’s Southampton at Anfield in a 3pm kick-off
- The Reds head into the fixture off the back of a 4-0 demolition of Arsenal
- Victory for Liverpool would put them second ahead of City and Chelsea’s games
- Latest Premier League news, including live action and results
- Premier League table – as it stands
Liverpool welcome to Anfield a Southampton side who are running the real risk of being dragged into the dogfight at the bottom of the table
Victory for Jurgen Klopp’s men would place them second in the table, a point behind Chelsea ahead of the Blues facing Manchester United on Sunday.
The Reds enter the match off the back of a 4-0 demolition of Arsenal and European success over Porto, while Southampton arrive having recently suffered a surprise defeat to basement boys Norwich.
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Elsewhere, there are a further two 3pm kick-offs taking place, which we will keep you up-to-date with. These are: Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa and Norwich vs Wolves.
We will of course keep you updated with Norwich vs Wolves and Crystal Palace vs Aston Villa – here are the those starting XIs:
Norwich – Krul, Aarons, Hanley, Williams, Gibson, Gilmour, Normann, McLean, Rashica, Pukki, Sargeant
Wolves – Sa, Kilman, Coady, Saiss, Semedo, Neves, Moutinho, Ait-Nouri, Trincao, Jimenez, Hwang-Hee Chan,
Crystal Palace – Guaita, Ward, Tomkins, Guehi, Mitchell, Gallagher, Milivojevic, Kouyate, Olise, Benteke, Zaha
Aston Villa – Martinez, Cash, Konsa, Mings, Targett, McGinn, Nakamba, Bailey, Ramsey, Young, Watkins
Ah the old ‘butter them up trick’, Hasenhuttl was glowing in his praise of Liverpool this week and reckons the Reds are back to their title-winning form again this season having rediscovered their identity.
Three out-and-out strikers in the side today for Ralph Hasenhuttl and the Saints should put up a fight at Anfield today.
Jurgen Klopp has named a very strong side with Konate pairing Van Dijk at the back, Mane, Salah and Jota up top with the meat of Fabinho and Henderson in midfield alongside Thiago.
Liverpool had a long, rocky spell at Anfield last season but claimed the win. Goals from Mane and Thiago, along with some heroics from Alisson got the job done. Here’s how it happened:
Welcome to your 3pm hub for all things Premier League, keep it here for all the build-up and then live action in just over an hour’s time… team news on the way shortly.
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