Liverpool on the hunt for three points

Premier League: Liverpool – Southampton (Saturday, 16:00)

Liverpool face off against Southampton at 16:00 on Saturday. While Liverpool enter this match buzzing with self-confidence after their 4-0 victory over Arsenal, Southampton had to swallow a 1-2 defeat recently.

So far this season, no one taking on Liverpool at home have managed to leave with a victory. After 12 games and only a defeat, home team are on a roll with 25 points in the bank. Liverpool have managed a great offensive game this season with 35 goals to their credit. Liverpool are riding a wave, evinced through their ten points in their last five games.

Seemingly unable to get out of first gear when on the road, Southampton have managed only five points away from home. Away side have picked up 14 points for 13th place. The weakest link in the chain for Southampton has been their offence, with only 11 goals this season. Results for Southampton so far: three wins, four defeats, and five draws.

The defensive players of Southampton will be on guard this game, given the proclivity of Liverpool for scoring – currently more than three goals per game on average.

Southampton cannot be relishing the task in front of them: a match against betting-favourite Liverpool, who have 11 points on the underdogs.


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