Premier League: Liverpool recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Southampton 2-1

SOUTHAMPTON. Liverpool was capable to turn the table against Southampton to win 2-1.

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SOUTHAMPTON. Liverpool found a way to turn the table against Southampton to win 2-1. It was Southampton to strike first with a goal of N. Redmond at the 13′. Then it was a goal in the 27′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Matip gave the win to Liverpool in the 67′ minute with a goal. Liverpool was vastly superior ball possession (72%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the St. Mary’s Stadium stadium in Southampton on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Martin Atkinson who was helped by Constantine Hatzidakis and Richard West. The 4th official was David Coote. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 14.8 degrees Celsius or 58.68 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 89%.​

Match Statistics

Liverpool was in firm control of the ball 72% while Southampton was struggling with a 28% ball possession.

Liverpool was more aggressive with 78 dangerous attacks and 24 shots of which 5 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Liverpool won the contest.​

Southampton shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Liverpool shot 24 times, 5 on target, 19 off target.

Cards

Southampton received 2 yellow cards (N. Tella and J. Stephens). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Liverpool.

After playing this match, Southampton will stay with 40 points to stay in the 15th place. On the opposite side, Liverpool will have 86 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    N. Redmond

  • 27'
    27'

    T. Minamino

  • 46'
    46'

    J. Henderson

    J. Gomez

  • 65'
    65'

    D. Origi

    H. Elliott

  • 67'
    67'

    J. Matip

  • 69'
    69'

    N. Tella

  • 71'
    71'

    O. Romeu

    I. Diallo

  • 71'
    71'

    S. Armstrong

    N. Tella

  • 74'
    74'

    J. Stephens

  • 83'
    83'

    C. Adams

    A. Broja

  • 83'
    83'

    N. Keita

    R. Firmino

Next match

In the upcoming Premier League match, Southampton will play away with Leicester City on the 22nd of May with a 10-9 head to head in favor of Leicester City (6 draws).

Liverpool will host Wolverhampton Wanderers on the 22nd of May with a 11-3 head to head in favor of Liverpool (1 draw).

Southampton: Formation and Lineups

Southampton started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).

The manager Ralph Hasenhüttl chose to play with the following team: Alex McCarthy (6.4), Kyle Walker-Peters (6.2), Lyanco (7.2), Jack Stephens (7.2), Mohammed Salisu (7.3), Nathan Redmond (7.0), Mohamed Elyounoussi (6.3), James Ward-Prowse (6.4), Ibrahima Diallo (6.4), Nathan Tella (6.1) and Armando Broja (6.6).

Substitutes

Southampton made 3 changes: I. Diallo for O. Romeu (71′), N. Tella for S. Armstrong (71′) and A. Broja for C. Adams (83′).

Top player: Mohammed Salisu

The player who no doubt impressed Southampton the most was Mohammed Salisu.

His rating is (7.3) with 32 passes (81% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 9 duels out of 10.

Liverpool: Formation and Lineups

Liverpool started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Jürgen Klopp played with: Alisson (6.7), Joe Gomez (6.6), Joël Matip (7.1), Ibrahima Konaté (7.2), Konstantinos Tsimikas (7.4), Harvey Elliott (7.3), James Milner (8.4), Curtis Jones (7.1), Takumi Minamino (7.5), Roberto Firmino (7.4) and Diogo Jota (7.1).

Substitutes

Liverpool made 3 changes: J. Gomez for J. Henderson (46′), H. Elliott for D. Origi (65′) and R. Firmino for N. Keita (83′).

Top player: James Milner

Probably the most impressive player in Liverpool was James Milner even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.4) with 89 passes (93% accurate) and 6 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 9. He performed 10 crosses.

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