Liverpool v Southampton: team news, injuries and suspension

Liverpool v Southampton: team news, injuries and suspension

Liverpool takes on Southampton next on the weekend and thus injuries revolving around let’s have a look at the team news. Jurgen Klopp will have most of his first-team players back to start for Saturday’s clash. The Reds would love to grab another 3 points after their scintillating performance last weekend. Moreover, a victory in the mid-week against Porto ensured their unbeaten run at Anfield to be continued.

Liverpool will continue being without the services of Curtis Jones, Joe Gomez, Harvey Elliott and Roberto Firmino. Naby Keita remains a big doubt with his thigh problem. Therefore, this will be another challenge to encounter for the Reds.

Liverpool had a fixture to relish against Porto clinching a comfortable 2-0 win in the Champions League. This surely will boost their morale going into this game. Thiago Alcantara’s thunderous shot gave Liverpool the lead while Mohamed Salah doubled it lead later.

Liverpool are 3rd on the Premier League points table behind Chelsea and Manchester City with 25 points. The Reds will hope to win and add more points to their tally as they charge on. With a win on Saturday, Liverpool will move to second provided Manchester City dropping points.

Liverpool v Southampton: team news

Liverpool v Southampton team news

Injuries

Joel Matip

Joel Matip will be available and fit once again to start this weekend.

Neco Williams

Neco Williams will be dropped for Trent-Alexander-Arnold’s return.

Kostas Tsimikas

Tsimikas will sit out allowing Andy Robertson to come back

Thiago Alcantara

Thiago should certainly start after a great display against Porto.

Diogo Jota

Jota had an injury and was on the bench in the midweek clash. He will replace Takumi Minamino against The Saints.

Suspension

Liverpool have no players on the suspension list for this tie.

Liverpool possible playing XI: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson, Henderson, Fabinho, Thiago, Salah, Jota, Mane.  

This is yet another test for Liverpool. However, they are high on their confidence levels and with their 12th men (Anfield) the Reds are expected to win this won with ease.

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