Liverpool vs Southampton predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Premier League fixture today



Liverpool welcome Southampton to Anfield in the Premier League today.

Jurgen Klopp’s Reds stretched their lead at the top of the table to 19 points with the win over West Ham on Wednesday evening.

Today they will hope to make that a collosal 22 points with second-placed Manchester City not in action until tomorrow.

They won’t have it all their own way against the Saints though who, in former Red Danny Ings, boast one of the most in-form players in the country.


Here’s everything you need to know:

What time is kick-off?

The match kicks off at 3pm on Saturday February 1st.

What TV channel is it on?

The game will not be broadcast on UK television.

You can catch highlights on Match of the Day on BBC One on Saturday night.

Team news

Sadio Mane won’t be fit to face his former team this afternoon with the Senegalese international struggling with a muscle tear.

Divock Origi could come in for him after he recovered from injury while former Saint Adam Lallana could also feature.

For the visitors Stuart Armstrong won’t play with new signing Kyle Walker-Peters also set to miss out. Centre-back Jannik Vestergaard is fit, however.

Mane is likely to miss out for the hosts (Liverpool FC via Getty Images)

Predicted line-ups

Liverpool: Alisson, Alexander-Arnold, Gomez, Van Dijk, Robertson, Fabinho, Henderson, Wijnaldum, Salah, Firmino, Origi

Southampton: McCarthy, Valery, Stephens, Vestergaard, Bertrand, Redmond, Ward-Prowse, Hojbjerg, Djenepo, Ings, Long

Prediction

Liverpool 3-0 Southampton



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