Welcome to our Liverpool vs Southampton predictions, preview and head to head. The new season of the Premier League gets underway this weekend and we have a match between Liverpool, who finished second and Southampton, who finished 8th. There were moments last season when Liverpool looked like they could win the league, and there were also moments last season when Southampton looked like finishing a lot higher than they eventually did.

Recent Form

Liverpool have been in good form in the recent friendlies, apart from that match against Manchester United, where they looked very ordinary. Southampton too have been in good form in friendlies, with just a loss against Bayer Leverkusen spoiling a perfect pre-season campaign.

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Previous Meetings

This fixture has a great history and has been played 37 times. Liverpool has won 24, there have been 12 draws and 4 Southampton victories. Since 2000 there have been 4 Liverpool wins, 2 draws and 2 Southampton victories.

21/09/13 PRL Liverpool 0-1 Southampton
01/12/12 PRL Liverpool 1-0 Southampton
29/12/04 PRL Liverpool 1-0 Southampton
13/12/03 PRL Liverpool 1-2 Southampton
24/08/02 PRL Liverpool 3-0 Southampton
19/01/02 PRL Liverpool 1-1 Southampton
01/01/01 PRL Liverpool 2-1 Southampton
07/05/00 PRL Liverpool 0-0 Southampton
16/01/99 PRL Liverpool 7-1 Southampton
07/02/98 PRL Liverpool 2-3 Southampton

Top Scorers

Liverpool’s top scorers are the now departed Suarez with 31 goals, Sturridge with 21 goals and Gerrard with 13 goals.
Southampton’s top scorers are Rodriguez with 15 goals, Lambert with 13 goals and Lallana with 9 goals.

Team and Selection News

Liverpool should be at full strength, but everyone is wondering how they will cope with the departure of Suarez.

Southampton will be without Rodriguez, their top scorer from last season.

Conclusion

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