Match Preview: Liverpool vs. Southampton

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Updated: September 20, 2013
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Online Sports Betting TipLiverpool looks forward to securing their 4th victory in the season to retain the top spot in the Premier League. With their home court advantage and better team form, the club is confident of dominating the match. This is despite the absence Luis Suarez’s absence and Philippe Coutinho sidelined for an injury.

 

 

Liverpool

The only unbeaten club in the Premier League, Liverpool has no plans of relinquishing the top spot to any of its rivals. With only a match to go before Luis Suarez completes his 10-match ban, the Reds are keen on bringing back their glorious days and claiming a previous silverware.

 
Despite earning a draw against Swansea, Liverpool remains a strong contender this season. The draw, no matter how disappointing it may appear, is still, a preferred outcome rather than losing.

 

Currently, the club enjoys 3 victories and a draw.

 
However, if there is one thing, which might cause worries for the club, this is the absence of Philippe Coutinho. The latter was sidelined after injuring his shoulder during the battle against Swansea.

 

Southampton

The Saints are off to a rocky start this season. The club is yet to find its rhythm and attain consistency in their upcoming matches.
So far, Southampton struggles in climbing the ranks of the Premier League table. It started the season with a victory, a draw, a loss and another draw. Surmounting Liverpool proves to be a little bit difficult for the Saints.

 

Victory becomes even harder to attain since the club also has some of its players injured. Luke Shaw, for example, suffers from an ankle injury.

 

The Verdict: Liverpool remains on top of the league table

Clearly, the home court advantage that Liverpool will enjoy in the upcoming match shall work well for their side,.

 

First off, its last 4 home matches witnessed the Reds kept a clean sheet. They are also unbeaten in their last 12 matches and have dominated the match during in half and full time.

On the other hand, Southampton is having a hard time sealing their victories. To note, they lost 9 out of their 10 last matches. As visitors in the match, it is less likely that the club can steal the spotlight in Anfield.

  

 

 

Match Date: 21 September 2013 (local time)

Venue: Anfield

 

 

 

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