Liverpool prevails over Southampton 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVERPOOL. Liverpool overcomes Southampton 3-1.

Liverpool prevails over Southampton 3-1. HIGHLIGHTS

LIVERPOOL. Liverpool prevails over Southampton 3-1. Liverpool capitalized on its better ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Simon Hooper with the assistance of Adrian Holmes and Mark Scholes. The 4th official was Dean Whitestone. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.5 degrees Celsius or 54.5 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 60 Ball Possession 40
Shots
  • 15 Total 9
  • 7 On Target 5
  • 8 Off Target 4
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 109 Attack 97
  • 56 Dangerous attack 47
  • 117 Ball safe​ 88
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 6 Corners 0
Fouls
  • 8 Total 8
  • 0 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Liverpool had a strong ball possession 60% while Southampton was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Liverpool was putting more pressure with 56 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Liverpool won the match​.

Liverpool shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target. Regarding the opposition, Southampton shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

Liverpool didn’t receive any yellow card. On the opposite side, Southampton received 2 yellow cards (D. Caleta-Car and M. Salisu).

Match Timeline

5'
D. Caleta-Car- Yellow
R. Firmino(goal)A. Robertson
6'
9'
C. Adams(goal)J. Ward-Prowse
D. Nunez(goal)
22'
D. Nunez(goal)A. Robertson
42'
58'
T. Walcott- sub ->S. Armstrong
59'
S. Edozie- sub ->A. Armstrong
59'
A. Maitland-Niles- sub ->D. Caleta-Car
66'
M. Salisu- Yellow
J. Milner- sub ->H. Elliott
68'
72'
Lyanco- sub ->A. Bella-Kotchap
A. Oxlade-Chamberlain- sub ->R. Firmino
75'
82'
J. Aribo- sub ->R. Lavia
K. Tsimikas- sub ->A. Robertson
86'
F. Carvalho- sub ->D. Nunez
87'
N. Phillips- sub ->T. Alexander-Arnold
87'

Standings

After playing this match, Liverpool will have 22 points to remain in the 6th place. On the other side, Southampton will stay with 12 points to remain in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Liverpool will play away with Leicester City on the 13th of May with a 10-5 head to head stats in favor of Liverpool (3 draws).

Southampton will host Fulham on the 13th of May with a 6-1 head to head record in favor of Southampton (3 draws).

Liverpool – Formation

Liverpool
G
A. Becker 1.Brazil
7.3
D
V. van Dijk 4.Netherlands
6.8
D
A. Robertson 26.Scotland
7.5
86'
D
J. Gomez 2.England
7.0
D
T. Alexander-Arnold 66.England
7.4
87'
M
7.0
M
F. Tavares 3.Brazil
7.2
M
H. Elliot 19.England
7.2
68'
F
R. Firmino 9.Brazil
7.1
75' Goals6'
F
M. Salah Ghaly 11.Egypt
6.3
F
D. Núñez Ribeiro 27.Uruguay
8.8
87' Goals22', 42'
Substitutes
G
A. San 13.Spain
G
C. Kelleher 62.Republic of Ireland
D
K. Tsimikas 21.Greece
86'
D
N. Phillips 47.England
87'
M
6.6
75'
M
J. Milner 7.England
6.8
68'
M
F. Carvalho 28.Portugal
87'
F
B. Doak 50.Scotland

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

The manager Jürgen Klopp decided to play with the following team: Alisson (7.3), Trent Alexander-Arnold (7.4), Joe Gomez (7.0), Virgil van Dijk (6.8), Andrew Robertson (7.5), Harvey Elliott (7.2), Fabinho (7.2), Thiago Alcântara (7.0), Mohamed Salah (6.3), Roberto Firmino (7.1) and Darwin Núñez (8.8).

The home team had on the bench: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (6.6), Konstantinos Tsimikas, Ben Doak, Adrián, James Milner (6.8), Fabio Carvalho, Caoimhin Kelleher, Stefan Bajčetić and Nathaniel Phillips.

Substitutions

Liverpool made 5 changes: H. Elliott for J. Milner (68′), R. Firmino for A. Oxlade-Chamberlain (75′), A. Robertson for K. Tsimikas (86′), D. Nunez for F. Carvalho (87′) and T. Alexander-Arnold for N. Phillips (87′).

Best player: Darwin Núñez​

The player that probably impressed the most for Liverpool was Darwin Núñez.

His rating is (8.8) with 2 goals, 25 passes (72% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

Southampton – Formation

Southampton
G
G. Bazunu 31.Republic of Ireland
7.0
D
D. Ćaleta-Car 6.Croatia
6.1
59' 5'
D
R. Perraud 15.France
6.5
D
M. Karim 22.Ghana
6.4
66'
D
A. Bella-Kotchap 37.Germany
7.0
72'
M
S. Armstrong 17.Scotland
6.1
58'
M
M. Elyounoussi 24.Norway
6.4
M
J. Ward-Prowse 8.England
7.6
M
R. Lavia 45.Belgium
6.4
82'
M
C. Adams 10.Scotland
7.8
Goals9'
F
A. Armstrong 9.England
6.9
59'
Substitutes
G
A. McCarthy 1.England
D
Lyanco 4.Brazil
6.4
72'
M
I. Diallo 27.France
M
A. Maitland-Niles 3.England
6.8
59'
M
M. Djenepo 19.Mali
M
J. Aribo 7.England
6.4
82'
F
S. Edozie 23.England
6.4
59'
F
T. Walcott 32.England
6.6
58'
F
S. Mara 18.France

Southampton started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Nathan Jones played with: Gavin Bazunu (7.0), Armel Bella-Kotchap (7.0), Duje Ćaleta-Car (6.1), Mohammed Salisu (6.4), Romain Perraud (6.5), James Ward-Prowse (7.6), Roméo Lavia (6.4), Mohamed Elyounoussi (6.4), Che Adams (7.8), Stuart Armstrong (6.1) and Adam Armstrong (6.9).

These were the players on the bench: Samuel Edozie (6.4), Lyanco (6.4), Theo Walcott (6.6), Alex McCarthy, Sékou Mara, Ibrahima Diallo, Ainsley Maitland-Niles (6.8), Moussa Djenepo and Joe Aribo (6.4).

Substitutions

Southampton made 5 changes: S. Armstrong for T. Walcott (58′), A. Armstrong for S. Edozie (59′), D. Caleta-Car for A. Maitland-Niles (59′), A. Bella-Kotchap for Lyanco (72′) and R. Lavia for J. Aribo (82′).

Best player: Che Adams​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Southampton was Che Adams.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 23 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 4 duels out of 11.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​