Southampton vs Liverpool (1-2)

Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino were smitten at Southampton as city won 2-1 to continue their run of consecutive Premier League victories despite a late Adrian mistake. Southampton vs Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds started poorly on the south coast on Sat, seeing their hosts squander some of the respectable first-half probabilities, but Mane, as thus usually, came up with the products.

His sensible effort – a 3rd of the season once two within the UEFA Superfinal – woke city from their slumber and that they were snug in the playing period even before Firmino doubled the advantage.

There was a wobble once Adrian hacked the ball straight at Danny Ings for AN unlikely Saints response. Former Reds striker Ings ought to have equal with a gilt-edged likelihood for his second. However, the city prevailed.

A run of 9 wins to shut out last season couldn’t deny Manchester town the title. However, that streak of league successes goes on – reaching a club-record-equalling eleven – as Klopp’s men look to be within the combine once more this term.

Liverpool, maybe missing Alisson’s calm in possession, looked shaky at the rear ahead of time.

However, they were grateful to Adrian – passed match once a freak articulatio plana injury within the Super Cup celebrations – for AN spontaneous close-range stop from Maya Yoshida following a corner.

The hosts remained on prime and had another large-headed likelihood as Che Adams met Oriol Romeu’s cross ten yards out however nodded over the crossbar.

Firmino ought to have stretched the lead once he fell an end past the right-hand post. However, he created no mistake for the following time he was granted a sight of goal, moving from left to right within the space and hanging low into the bottom-left corner.

Goals Southampton

83′ Southampton D. Ings

Goals Liverpool

45+1′ Liverpool S. Mane
71′ Liverpool R. Firmino

 

Southampton Lineups

28 Angus Gunn
35 Jan Bednarek
3 Maya Yoshida
4 Jannik Vestergaard
43 Yan Valery
16 James Ward-Prowse
14 Oriol Romeu
23 Pierre-Emile Højbjerg
21 Ryan Bertrand
10 Che Adams
22 Nathan Redmond

Liverpool Lineups

13 Adrián
66 Trent Alexander-Arnold
32 Joël Matip
4 Virgil van Dijk
26 Andrew Robertson
15 Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
5 Georginio Wijnaldum
7 James Milner
11 Mohamed Salah
9 Roberto Firmino
10 Sadio Mané

 

Southampton vs Liverpool Match Statistics

Southampton

Liverpool

14 Shots Total 15
3 Shots on goal 6
7 Shots off goal 6
4 Shots blocked 3
9 Shots inside box 8
5 Shots outside box 7
10 Fouls 6
5 Corners 9
4 Offsides 1
4 Saves 3
36% Possession Time 64%
295 Passes Total 518
193 Accurate Passes 404

 

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