Liverpool travels to St. Mary’s Stadium to face Southampton
Just few days after the match against Chelsea for the European Super Cup, Liverpool travels to St. Mary’s Stadium to face Southampton in a game from the second round of the Premier League. Let’s discuss this clash in our best soccer predictions for today.
On Wednesday Liverpool had to play 120 minutes against Chelsea in Istanbul in order to win the European Super Cup. It was a tiring exprience for the European champion, so it’s not going to be surprising if the manager Jurgen Klopp makes some changes in his starting line-up. Players like Roberto Firmino, Georginio Wijnaldum, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Divock Origi started from the bench on Wednesday, but they might get in the starting eleven against Southampton.
Against the Saints Liverpool will aim to record a second consecutive win in the Premier League. In the first round the Reds achieved a convincing 4-1 win over Norwich City at the Anfield. The Canaries scored themselves an own goal, while Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Divock Origi scored their first league goals for the season.
Meanwhile Southampton started with a defeat their new campaign in the Premier League. The Austrian manager Ralph Hasenhuttl didn’t prepare his boys in the best way possible for the visit to Burnley, which the Saints lost with 0-3 at the Turf Moor. Last season was difficult for Southampton and the club fight for its survival in the league. Now if they don’t step up their performance, they might have the same problems all over again.
That’s our best soccer predictions for the Premier League clash between Southampton and Liverpool and Saturday. Can the Reds deal with the tiredness after the Super Cup final against Chelsea? Or maybe Southampton will win their first points for the new season? We shall wait ad see.