Southampton Vs. Liverpool: Reds Win, Break Saints’ Resolve With Late Goals

Southampton Vs. Liverpool: Reds Win, Break Saints’ Resolve With Late Goals

Southampton Vs. Liverpool: Reds Win, Break Saints’ Resolve With Late Goals

Both Manchester City and Liverpool have racked up an incredible number of points and wins already, and it is quite likely that whoever is going to win the title will need to win all of their remaining games.

Salah was not at his best on the south coast, but he made up for not reaching his dizzying standards with a truly brilliant goal in the last ten minutes.

Salah gave the pair the slip with what some Twitter users called "perfect timing", as Henderson and Robertson ending up in each other's arms, rather than hugging their teammate.

Pep Guardiola's City are hoping to retain the title they won last year, while Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool are aiming to end a 29-year drought as champions of England.

Something had to be done, even if Keita had drawn his side level with a first-half header to equalise Shane Long's opener. Liverpool had far more control of the game after the break, but had to wait until 10 minutes from time for the crucial goal and it came on the counter-attack from a Southampton corner.

Manchester City have a game in hand and 18 possible points left to play for.

The Anfield club smashed the transfer record for a defender when they signed Van Dijk for £75m in January 2018, with Neville admitting the price tag was more than a little inflated for a player who had been top of manager Jurgen Klopp's wanted list for more than a year.

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Liverpool's Danny Ings, on loan at Southampton, could not play for the home team.

"But in the moment they probably didn't think if it was in or whatever, I didn't see it back, but that's probably the reason".

"It was a great assist from Bobby for the goal and obviously Mo's goal was very important".

The Guinea worldwide averaged seven goals a season in the Bundesliga with RB Leipzig, but has failed to score at all in the Premier League this season.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola spoke recently, and with an expletive, to describe his reaction to watching Liverpool score a late victor against Spurs. "We are in the race and that is nice". It's unbelievable, he passes like a central midfield player, for me he's the player in the team where everyone will say he's the one that can't get injured.

James Milner and Jordan Henderson came on in the second half to add experience, and late on Salah delivered a moment of brilliance, while Roberto Firmino did superbly to set up Henderson for the third.

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