SunSport brings you all that you must know in regards to the Premier League conflict this weekend
SOUTHAMPTON are visiting Anfield the place Jurgen Klopp’s aspect simply noticed off a star-studded Paris Saint-Germain.
Along with that daunting job, Liverpool, alongside Chelsea, are the one membership nonetheless holding on to an ideal Premier League file after defeating Tottenham 2-1 at Wembley final week.
In the meantime, Mark Hughes’ males need to bounce again after a disappointing 2-2 draw with Brighton, squandering a two-goal lead.
Liverpool followers held their breath when Roberto Firmino was substituted towards Tottenham, having been horribly poked within the eye by Jan Vertonghen.
The Brazil worldwide is indispensable for Klopp as he has been concerned in 61 Premier League targets for Liverpool below the German coach – 16 greater than any of his group mates.
Fortunately the harm regarded worse in footage than it actually was, and the 26-year-old ahead must be prepared for Southampton having come off the bench towards PSG on Tuesday to attain the profitable objective.
To ease Firmino’s ache, his spouse Larissa Pereira cheered the striker from the stands as Liverpool had been taking over the French giants.
The mannequin was gleefully sharing posts of her along with pals on Instagram.
Pereira branded her husband’s grit and toughness “unimaginable” for taking part in regardless of his eye harm.
The stat that issues
Southampton have dropped essentially the most factors (26) from main positions because the begin of final season’s Premier League marketing campaign.
Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, van Dijk, Robertson, Wijnaldum, Henderson, Milner, Salah, Sturridge, Mane
Southampton: McCarthy, Soares, Vestergaard, Hoedt, Bertrand, Ward-Prowse, Lemina, Hojbjerg, Redmond, Ings, Lengthy
What the managers mentioned
Talking after Liverpool’s win over PSG, Klopp mentioned: “One, two, three years in the past the individuals would have thought that’s a mountain we can not climb.
“It’s nonetheless so unbelievably troublesome, you possibly can’t plan it. What the boys make of the match plan is extraordinary, it’s excellent.”
After the 2-2 draw with Brighton, Hughes mentioned: “We’re upset. We received ourselves right into a profitable place – a deserved one, I felt for the efforts as much as the penalty we had – and we had been fairly snug.
“Credit score to them. That they had an actual go within the second half and so they needed to. That they had nothing to lose and had been taking possibilities and so they received their reward.”
Southampton may capitalise on the actual fact the Saturday recreation can be Liverpool’s third in every week. There can be targets, 2-2 draw.