Jurgen Klopp take his Liverpool side on the first of their two deep-south journeys in nine days as they prepare to face Southampton at St Mary’s. Southampton vs Livepool Latest News EFL Cup
They face an out of sorts Saints side who are winless in their last four game, with pressure mounting on manager Claude Puel , and will return to the south coast to take on Plymouth in next week’s FA Cup third round replay.
Southampton vs Livepool Latest News EFL Cup
Last time Liverpool visited St Mary’s Divock Origi gave them nightmares with his movement and ultimately wound up scoring the perfect hat trick against them, look for him to feature heavily against Southampton on Wednesday night.
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Loris Karius: Klopp has confirmed that the German goalkeeper will very likely start against the Saints, after previously being dropped in favour of Simon Mignolet. He has been the centre of public criticism, even involving himself in a public spat with Gary Neville, and he will want to give a good account of himself.
Past three meetings
Southampton 0 Livepool 0, Premier League, 2016
Southampton 3( Mane 2, Pelle ) Liverpool 2 ( Coutinho, Sturridge ) Premier League 2016
Southampton 1 ( Mane ) Liverpool 6 ( Sturridge 2, Origi3, Ibe ) EFL Cup, 2015.
Southampton : DWLLLD
Liverpool : WWWWDD
Kick-off Time : 19:45
TV : Live on Sky Sports 1
Liverpool : 5/4
Draw : 12/5