Liverpool continued their 100 per cent start to the season with a 2-1 victory over Southampton at St. Mary's on Saturday afternoon - but that wasn't their only achievement. Goals in each half from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino put the Reds in control only for Danny Ings to set up a tense finale after he pounced on an error from Adrian eight minutes from time. However, Klopp's men held on for the victory which sees them top the Premier League table at the end of play on Saturday. This was the icing on the cake after a day where both the manager and the club have hit new heights with records for points and games won. After their win on the south coast, Liverpool have won 11 consecutive Premier
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Curtis Jones has committed his long-term future to Liverpool after agreeing a new contract with the Reds.
Gary Neville has boldly claimed that Man Utd will win the Premier League before rivals Liverpool. The Red Devils finished in a disappointing sixth place last season as Liverpool narrowly missed out on the trophy. And despite United ending the campaign a whole 31 points behind Jurgen Klopp's side, he feels they are closer to becoming champions again than people think. Speaking on Sky Bet's Big Debate, Neville said: "I can guarantee you as clear as day, Manchester United will win again. They'll probably win the league before Liverpool, in my opinion. "And that's not being disrespectful, they'll probably win the league before Liverpool." Liverpool are awaiting their first title win since 1990, having
Jurgen Klopp defended Adrian after the goalkeeper's late gaffe provided a nervy ending for Liverpool in Saturday's 2-1 Premier League win at Southampton. Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino struck to put the European champions in control at St. Mary's, but the Saints hit back in the closing stages. Danny Ings profited when a poor Adrian pass cannoned into the open goal and the former Reds striker then missed a gilt-edged chance to snatch a draw. Adrian was a pre-match injury doubt after he was inadvertently hurt by a supporter during the celebrations after Liverpool defeated Chelsea in a shoot-out to win the UEFA Super Cup. After Liverpool maintained their strong start to the new season, Klopp drew
Virgil van Dijk confessed that Liverpool allowed Chelsea too much space during the all-English Super Cup clash on Wednesday evening. Jurgen Klopp 's side have become known for their defensive stability but looked frail at times with Chelsea enjoying spells of control. Joe Gomez began at right-back in place of Trent lexander-Arnold while Joel Matip partnered Van Dijk at the heart of the Reds defence. After the match, Van Dijk admitted that his team were too open in the first half but saw improvements as the game progressed. The Dutchman said: "It was a good game to watch for the neutral, but it was tough for both sides. "They played well and we had moments of good football, especially at the beginning
Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is a doubt for Saturday's Premier League trip to Southampton after suffering a freak ankle injury after their UEFA Super Cup victory over Chelsea.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was unconcerned after goalkeeper Adrian cost his side a goal in a 2-1 Premier League win at Southampton. Jurgen Klopp defended Adrian after the goalkeeper's late gaffe provided a nervy ending for Liverpool in Saturday's 2-1 Premier League win at Southampton. Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino struck to put the European champions in control at St. Mary's, but the Saints hit back in the closing stages. Danny Ings profited when a poor Adrian pass cannoned into the open goal and the former Reds striker then missed a gilt-edged chance to snatch a draw. Adrian was a pre-match injury doubt after he was inadvertently hurt by a supporter during the celebrations after Liverpool
Jurgen Klopp denied that exhaustion was behind Liverpool's inconsistent display in their hard-fought 2-1 win at Southampton on Saturday. Klopp's team struggled in the first half and it was completely against the run of play when Sadio Mane put Liverpool ahead in first half stoppage-time at St Mary's. Clinical finishing from Roberto Firmino after 71 minutes seemed to have secured the three points.
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool's defenders were partly to blame for the error from Adrian that ensured a nervy final few minutes for the Reds in the 2-1 victory over Southampton at St Mary's. After a slow start in the first half, a stunning strike from Sadio Mane gave the visitors the lead just before the break. Mane then teed up Roberto Firmino to make it 2-0 in the second half, but with Liverpool well on top they shot themselves in the foot when stand-in keeper Adrian passed the ball straight to Danny Ings, who fired home. Ex-Reds forward Ings then missed a glorious chance to make it 2-2 late on, but Klopp wasn't blaming Adrian - who survived an injury scare to play in the game having recovered
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is fast becoming football's new Mr Nice Guy - and he further enhanced that reputation with his comments following the Super Cup triumph over Chelsea . The Senegal superstar netted a brace for the Reds as a shoot-out triumph saw the Anfield club taste continental glory in Istanbul by overcoming Frank Lampard's Blues. The Turkish city will always have a special place in the hearts of Reds fans after the Champions League final in 2005, when Rafael Benitez's side snatched victory from the jaws of defeat against AC Milan. Liverpool , just like that memorable night 14 years again, emerged triumphant on spot-kicks as recently-signed reserve keeper Adrian denied Tammy Abraham
Liverpool made light of their exhaustive midweek jaunt to Turkey to post a club-record 11th straight Premier League win with a 2-1 success at Southampton. Goals from Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino kept up their impressive domestic record as they have won every game going back to the Merseyside derby on March 3 and are unbeaten in 19 overall. This win must be as pleasing as any for Jurgen Klopp given his side did not land back in this country until 4am on Thursday morning following their penalty shootout Super Cup win over Chelsea in Istanbul on Wednesday night.
Liverpool picked up their second Premier League victory of the season as they edged out Southampton at St Mary's. The hosts were on top for large periods of the first half, only for the Reds to take the lead on the stroke of half-time when ex-Saint Sadio Mane fired home from the edge of the penalty area. That set the tone for a better second half from the visitors, who deservedly went 2-0 up when Roberto Firmino fired home after being found by Mane. A dreadful error from goalkeeper Adrian allowed substitute Danny Ings to pull one back, but the Reds held on for the three points. Here are the game's talking points. 1. Liverpool's first half issues continue Mane's moment of magic would have changed
Jurgen Klopp was in a jovial mood when facing the press after Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win this season's UEFA Super Cup . The Reds had to come from behind to win in Istanbul after Olivier Giroud put the Blues ahead in the 36th minute, but Sadio Mane's equaliser early in the second half took the game to extra time. The Champions League winners then took the lead in extra time through Mane, only for stand-in keeper Adrian to foul Tammy Abraham in the box just before the interval. Jorginho confidently put away the spot kick for the Frank Lampard's men and with no further goals, the match was decided by penalties. After the first nine penalties were all scored, Adrian was able to
Adrian sustained a freak injury celebrating Liverpool's UEFA Super Cup win, but he hopes to be ready to play against Southampton. Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is confident he will be available to play against Southampton on Saturday despite suffering an ankle injury. The 32-year-old was hurt when a pitch-invading supporter slipped and collided with him while Liverpool celebrated beating Chelsea on penalties in the UEFA Super Cup. Adrian – deputising for the injured Alisson – was the hero in Istanbul, saving a decisive spot-kick from Tammy Abraham after the match finished 2-2 after extra time. Manager Jurgen Klopp said he was unsure if the former West Ham keeper would be fit enough for this weekend,