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Liverpool 2-0 Southampton - Watch the goals and highlights (Video)

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8th May 2021
Liverpool vs Southampton Highlights
Premier League
Anfield
Liverpool
Sadio Mane (31'), Thiago (90')
2-0
Southampton
No goalscorers

Liverpool vs highlights - Watch all the highlights as goals from and sealed all three points against the Saints on Saturday night.

made two changes from Liverpool's last outing against Newcastle as returned from injury to partner Rhys Williams, who made his first start since April after a knock to in training.

Liverpool predictably enjoyed the greater share of possession in the first half, with Phillips and Williams looking secure in defence despite the threat posed on the break.

Nathan Redmond looked particularly threatening for the visitors when given the chance to run at the Reds' defence, but it was Liverpool who were likelier of the two sides to take the lead.

, and all had chances to give the Reds the lead and it was Mane who eventually turned home from Salah's cross to hand the Reds the advantage.

Salah could have made it two a few minutes later but his shot was crowded out before Nathan Tella headed straight at before the half-time whistle.

made the Reds work hard in the second half as they stopped the Reds from bagging a second, with chances to equalise for both Michael Obafemi, only for to keep the duo out.

Mane thought he'd grabbed a brace after turning home from 's lofted ball inside the final ten minutes, but the linesman correctly flagged for offside.

But Liverpool finally sealed the deal as placed the ball into the bottom corner from the edge of the box to make it 2-0 and give the Reds all three points.

The result sees the Reds move to sixth in the table, six points behind fourth-placed Leicester with a game in hand.

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