Liverpool are currently 5th in the Premier League table and Jurgen Klopp’s side will be looking to catch up on the top four today when they receive the visit of 13th-placed Southampton.
Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:
Liverpool welcome Southampton to Anfield for this Premier League (PL) clash, but the visitors face an uphill task as they take on a side that are undefeated in their last 13 home games in all competitions.
Jurgen Klopp must try and reverse his poor record versus Southampton as there is no other side he has faced more in the PL without winning, drawing 3 and losing 1 of his 4 matches against them, with The Saints also knocking The Reds out of the League Cup last season with a 2-0 aggregate victory in the semi-finals.
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Sadio Mane was sent home from international duty this week after being left out of Senegal’s final World Cup qualifier against South Africa with a reported recurrence of an old hamstring injury and is therefore a major doubt to face his former club.
If they avoid defeat in this match, Mauricio Pellegrino’s side can make it 6 consecutive games without loss against Liverpool for the first time in their history, having won 3 and drawn 2 of the last 5 meetings in all competitions.
Liverpool: A. Bogdan (knee injury), N. Clyne (muscle injury), D. Ward (back injury), A. Lallana (doubtful)
Southampton: J. Pied (knock), M. Lemina (doubtful).