Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

Liverpool beat Saints as Firmino and Salah hit target

"We just needed to score one goal to get back in it".

While Liverpool jump over Tottenham into third place in the table, Mauricio Pellegrino's struggling Southampton drop into the bottom three, with the pressure now firmly on the Argentine.

It meant ex-Saints defender Virgil van Dijk enjoyed a happy return to the south coast following his £75million move to Liverpool last month.

With a clean sheet and the satisfaction of closing the gap on second-placed Manchester United to just two points to boot, Liverpool fans have every right to be buzzing about the way things are going right about now.

His pass to Salah was turned inside by the Egyptian for Firmino to apply the finishing touch for his 20th goal of the season.

The Reds have now lost just one of their last 18 Premier League games, whereas Southampton equal an unwanted club record of seven successive home games without a Premier League victory. "

"Changing the game with counter attacks in Football playing moments, we would have liked to do a little better and the rythm was not too good either.


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The pace that Liverpool have could cause a real issue for out back-line with Salah reeking havoc in the reverse fixture!

Salah picked up the ball and slotted it calmly past the helpless hands of Alex McCarthy.

But the former Saints captain will scarcely have had an easier 90 minutes at St. Mary's as Southampton failed to muster any danger after the break.

"We scored wonderful goals and we could've scored more in the second half when we had big chances, but Southampton did well to be honest, with their style of play".

"Our belief and our confidence was really down and for me this is the worst part of the game".

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