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Klopp braces Van Dijk for Southampton return

11 February, 2018, 05:17 | Author: Rachael Silva
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Klopp has now won 49 of his 94 PL games, and if he wins on Sunday, he'll be the ninth-fastest Premier League manager to rack up a half-century of victories. They should record a comfortable win.

"Southampton are unbeaten in six games - their best run in 16 months".

Tottenham continued to pour forward and won a second penalty when Erik Lamela drew a foul in the dying seconds which Kane dispatched with nearly the last kick of the game to end the game even. Too many poor signings, too many players allowed to leave.

The defender Virgil van Dijk is not the only former Saint set to feature for Liverpool today.

Van Dijk largely kept the Premier League's top scorer Harry Kane quiet until a frantic finale in which Spurs were awarded two controversial penalties - the second of which for a foul by Van Dijk on Erik Lamela in virtually the last action of the game.

Think you can do better than Lawro? In the meantime, we'll be keeping you updated with all the buildup to the game, including team news as it's released, our live matchday thread, and post-match recaps from The Liverpool Offside staff.

That could benefit Southampton who are also fresh from a 3-2 win over West Brom last time out.

Firmino's ability to hold up the ball and subtly drift into space has given new signing Mohammed Salah to burst forward and notch 29 goals for the Reds in all competitions since his arrival, while Sadio Mane, Liverpool's player of the year last year, also benefits greatly from the Brazilian's guile and positional nous. Last season, both teams played out a stale 0-0 draw when they met each other at St. Mary's.

On the day that a tribute was paid to former Baggie Cyrille Regis, this match was fittingly an attack-heavy classic in which the Saints triumphed over Regis' former club.

Jack Stephens has scored in three consecutive Southampton appearances, having failed to find the net in his first 38 competitive appearances for the club.

They have claimed 38 points from a possible 51 during this period. The Reds were the first Premier League team to beat Manchester City and have regularly beaten the likes of Chelsea and Arsenal in the Premier League in recent years.

Under 2.5 Goals is trading at [2.26], and while that's always a unsafe prospect when Liverpool are involved, there's an argument to be made. However, they just need to rediscover their confidence. My gut feeling suggests it will not be a comfortable afternoon for Jurgen Klopp's side and Southampton could give the visitors major problems.



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