Red-hot Liverpool eye history against Southampton | Trending News

2018-09-22T11:41:23+00:00 September 22nd, 2018|


Video Transcription

redhot liver blow I history against Southampton redhot Liverpool I history against Southampton Liverpool look to maintain their impressive start to the new season in a potentially historic meeting against Southampton with Jurgen Klopp players benefiting from their relatively quiet summer of international football only four clubs in Premier League history Newcastle United in 1994 Manchester City two seasons ago in the Chelsea sides of 2005 and 2009 have opened a campaign with six consecutive victories now Reds boss club can add his current Liverpool side to that list with a victory over Southampton at Anfield on Saturday a win would also mark the first time since 1990 91 that Liverpool have opened the league season with seven consecutive victories Liverpool’s impressive start to the season which has also included the thrilling read week Home Champions League victory over Paris saint-germain can be traced to a number of factors but the fact that our only small number of clubski players made it through to the latter stages of the Russia World Cup is possibly one of the main reasons for such a strong opening to the season just five Liverpool players were involved in the quarterfinals of the World Cup behind Chelsea Tottenham in the two manchester clubs with reigning champions city having had 11 of their stars reach the last eight tottenham who Liverpool beat impressively 2-1 in London last week had nine of the key personnel reached that stage of the World Cup while club has seen the likes of Andy Robertson Virgil Vantage James Milner and Jorge any original them make major contributions for his side having missed that on Russia completely clop also appears to have managed those players who did play an extended role in Russia extremely well fitness levels club captain Jordan Henderson who reached the semi-finals with England has started just one league game but played a crucial role against PSG in midweek and explained the logic behind collapse management style the lads have worked so hard in pre-season and I can see the benefits already and how fit they are the rhythm they have got from playing games said Henderson you can see that in the performances they are winning games so it’s normal for me that I’m not playing I can accept it obviously it’s a lot easier when you’ve had longer in pre-season and more games to play before the season starts then of course it is a lot easier to get a new rhythm straight away your fitness levels will be higher when you are coming back from the World Cup when you have had time off you come back and you have still got to get back up to speed straight away I’ve used this period to try and refresh my body refresh my mind because last season was long especially with the World Cup it was enjoyable and ended with a disappointment but it was a long season and this is going to be another long season hopefully with a lot of games so I’m using this period to be as ready as possible club’s policy has also been aided by a busy summer transfer window in which he has added depth to his squad in key positions in the win over PSG the Liverpool manager was able to start Daniel Sturridge ahead of Roberto Firmino and bring new signings erdan Shaqiri off the bench to replace Mohamed Salah with a game in the balance at 2-2 now Liverpool fans dreaming of a first league title in 29 years will hope the players who were involved deep into the World Cup including Croatian defender ditchin la verne who is currently injured will soon be back to peak form Firmino who came off the bench to net the winner against PSG despite suffering with an eye injury sustained against Tottenham is likely to be fit to start against Southampton