Liverpool vs Southampton confirmed line-ups: Team news ahead of the Premier League fixture tonight

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Hasenhuettl will be aware Liverpool are favourites (The FA via Getty Images)
Hasenhuettl will be aware Liverpool are favourites (The FA via Getty Images)

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuettl has been realistic about his team’s opponents Liverpool ahead of their Premier League match on Saturday.

The current league holders are seventh following an average season but Hasenhuettl insists Southampton will not underestimate them this weekend.

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He said: “Although they are not now top of the table, they are still a very tough opponent to play against. But a lot of teams have shown this season that it is possible to go there and take something.

“We go there to be brave and also looking for our chance.”

Here’s all you need to know ahead of the match.

When is the match?

The game kicks off at 8.15pm on Saturday, May 8.

Where can I watch it?

The match will be shown on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event with coverage starting from 7.45pm. Subscribers can stream the match via the Sky Go app.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

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Confirmed line-ups

Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, R Williams, N Phillips, Robertson; Thiago, Wijnaldum, Fabinho; Mane, Jota, Salah

Southampton: Forster; Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Stephens; Walcott, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Tella; Adams, Redmond


Liverpool: 1/4

Draw: 5/1

Southampton: 10/1

Prediction: Liverpool will have seen Arsenal crash out of European football on Thursday and will be spurred on to get the win to edge them closer to qualification. The Reds are in better form than Southampton and with a purpose to get the victory, there’s no way they can lose. Liverpool 3-0 Southampton.

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