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Liverpool vs Southampton: TV channel, live stream, squad news & preview

9:00 AM EDT 9/22/18
Roberto Firmino Liverpool 2018-19
Jurgen Klopp will be aiming to clinch his sixth consecutive Premier League home win this season when his side host the Saints at Anfield

Liverpool have registered five consecutive wins in the Premier League and will be looking for their sixth when they host Southampton at Anfield on Saturday.

Jurgen Klopp's side also come off the backs of an emphatic 3-2 win against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League, with Roberto Firmino netting the winner deep into stoppage time after coming on as a second-half substitute.

The Reds have not won six games in a row in the Premiership era, with only Chelsea matching their five-game winning streak.

Game Liverpool vs Southampton
Date Saturday, September 22
Time 3pm BST / 10pm EST

TV Channel, Live Stream & How To Watch

In the United States (US), the game will be shown on NBCSN and streamed online via the NBC Sports Live app.

US TV channel Online stream
NBCSN NBC Sports Live

In the United Kingdom (UK), the game will not be televised.

UK TV channel Online stream

Squads & Team News

Position Liverpool players
Goalkeepers Alisson, Mignolet, Kelleher
Defenders Clyne, Gomez, Van Dijk, Moreno, Alexander-Arnold, Robertson, Klavan
Midfielders Jones, Fabinho, Milner, Keita, Shaqiri, Wijnaldum, Markovic, Henderson
Forwards Sturridge, Firmino, Mane, Salah, Solanke

Roberto Firmino has made a full recovery from the eye injury sustained during the 2-1 win at Tottenham and comes into the starting XI for Daniel Sturridge. Joel Matip and Xherdan Shaqiri replace Joel Matip and James Milner respectively.

Dejan Loven still remains on the fringe of returning to training.

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain remains sidelined with a long-term injury.

Liverpool XI: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, Van Dijk, Robertson; Henderson, Wijnaldum, Shaqiri; Mane, Firmino, Salah

Position Southampton players
Goalkeepers McCarthy, Gunn, Lewis, Forster
Defenders Soares, Yoshida, Vestergaard, Stephens, Hoedt, Bertrand, Targett, Bednarek, Valery
Midfielders Davis, Elyounoussi, Romeu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Lemina, Redmond, Hojbjerg, 
Forwards Long, Austin, Gallagher, Gabbiadini

Danny Ings will not be in the side to face his former club as a loanee, while Manolo Gabbiadini is still on the cusp of a return from a hamstring injury.

Southampton XI: McCarthy; Cedric, Vestergaard, Hoedt, Targett; Lemina, Romeu; Redmond, Hojbjerg, Bertrand; Long

Betting & Match Odds

Liverpool are priced at odds of winning 2/9 according to bet 365, while a draw is available at 13/2. A win for the Saints is priced at 18/1.

Click here to see all of bet 365's offers for the game, including goalscoring markets, correct score predictions and more.

Match Preview

Klopp's current side have received criticism for not putting goals away as clinically as they did last season, with accusations of Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane not doing their best in the final third, but that hasn't stopped the Reds from picking up five consecutive Premier League wins.

Liverpool head into the home fixture against the Saints buoyed by two massive victories against the high-profile likes of Tottenham and PSG, with both matches won through narrow one-goal margins.

A home fixture against 13th-placed Southampton may just be what Salah needs to regain momentum and form, though his two goals and two assists this season are the same as what he achieved this time last year.

The Egyptian was undeniably frustrated to have been unable to score against Tottenham and PSG which left the likes of Firmino, Daniel Sturridge and Giorginio Wijnaldum stepping up in his goal-scoring absence.

Sturridge made his first ever Champions League start for Liverpool against PSG and scored, drafted in as first-choice forward ahead of Firmino who sat out the first half due to an eye injury.

The former Chelsea man may be putting pressure on competition for the front-three, ahead of what could be several key clashes with Liverpool over the next few weeks– including Chelsea twice in the league and Carabao Cup, Manchester City and an away trip to Napoli.