Liverpool vs Southampton live stream: Kick-off time, team news and TV Channel – Reds out to close gap on Premier League leaders Chelsea with superb record against the Saints
Liverpool return to Anfield for their third successive match to take on Southampton this weekend.
The Reds have returned from the international break in style after following up a 4-0 win over Arsenal with another victory against Porto in midweek.
But Jurgen Klopp’s side can’t afford any more slip ups with a Premier League defeat and draw in their last three-top flight games.
The Merseysiders have slipped to third – four points behind leaders Chelsea – and will be desperate to reaffirm their title credentials against the Saints.
Liverpool v Southampton: Date and time
This Premier League clash will take place on Saturday, November 27.
The match will take place at Anfield and will kick off at 3pm.
Liverpool beat Southampton 2-0 in this fixture back in May with former Saints star Sadio Mane opening the scoring before Thiago’s late strike.
Liverpool v Southampton: TV channel and live stream
Unfortunately, this fixture will not be televised on UK screens due to the 3pm blackout in English football.
However, highlights will be available on the Sky Sports website and app shortly after the end of the match and then later on Match of the Day.
Updates will also be live on talkSPORT throughout the afternoon while talkSPORT.com will be running a live blog to follow all the action.
Liverpool v Southampton: Team news
James Milner, Neco Williams and Divock Origi were all fit to return for the home side against Porto and will be involved again this weekend.
Diogo Jota was named on the bench in that game and could start with Naby Keita, Roberto Firmino, Curtis Jones and Joe Gomez all still out.
Harvey Elliott remains Liverpool’s only long-term absentee.
Southampton meanwhile can welcome back Nathan Redmond after he missed the 2-1 defeat to Norwich due to the birth of his child.
However Stuart Armstrong and Moussa Djenepo are still both doubts through injury and personal problems respectively.
Jack Stephens is yet to fully recover from a knee injury and is the south coast sides only confirmed absentee for the Anfield clash.
Liverpool v Southampton: What has been said?
Jurgen Klopp: “Ralph [Hasenhuttl] is obviously organising a proper team there.
“They maybe expect not to have majority of possession, they start very often 4-4-2 and can change to five at the back in the game.
“They are a very well drilled team. We have to be creative to break them down.”
Liverpool v Southampton: Match facts
- Liverpool have won seven of their last eight Premier League games against Southampton, with the exception being a 1-0 away loss in January last season.
- Since a 1-0 win in September 2013, Southampton are winless in their last seven away league games against Liverpool (D2 L5), losing their last four at Anfield by an aggregate score of 12-0.
- Liverpool are unbeaten in their last 25 Premier League games kicking off at 3pm on Saturday (W22 D3) since a 2-0 loss at Hull in February 2017. The Reds’ last such loss at home was against West Ham in August 2015 under Brendan Rodgers (W18 D5 since).
- Liverpool are the only team to have scored in all 12 of their Premier League games this season. The Reds have found the net in each of their last 22 league games overall, netting at least twice in 18 of those including each of the last nine.
- Liverpool have scored more goals than any other side in the Premier League this season (35), while only Norwich (7) have scored fewer than Southampton (11). Indeed, Liverpool have scored more first-half goals (16) and more second half goals (19) than Saints have in total in the Premier League this term.
- Southampton have lost 13 of their 17 Premier League away games in 2021 (W2 D2), conceding 43 goals in this run (2.5 per game). Indeed, Saints have lost more games and conceded more goals away from home than any other Premier League side in this calendar year so far.
- Excluding blocked shots, Liverpool have had the highest percentage of their shots go on target so far in the Premier League this season (55%), while only Newcastle (38%) have a lower shooting accuracy than Southampton (42%).
- Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has made 19 take-ons in the opposition box in the Premier League this season season, at least 11 more than any other player in the competition.
- No player has scored the opening goal in more different Premier League games this season than Liverpool’s Sadio Mané (4). In total he’s opened the scoring on 36 occasions in the Premier League since he’s been at Liverpool, with the Reds going on to win 28 of those games (D6 L2).
- Southampton’s Adam Armstrong has scored (1) or assisted (2) a goal in each of his last three Premier League appearances, more than he had in his first 23 games in the competition with Saints and Newcastle combined (1 goal, 1 assist).