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Liverpool 2-1 Southampton – Saints Impress But Sterling And Sturridge Fire Reds To Victory At Anfield (Photos & Highlights)

By Alan Duffy

Liverpool 2-1 Southampton – Premier League -17th August 2014

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Goals from Liverpool’s new SAS – Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge – gave the Reds a hard-fought win as the post-Suarez era begins.

Sterling opened the scoring on 23 minutes after a superb trhough-ball from Jordan Henderson but the Anfield floodgates failed to open, with Ronald Koeman’s new-look Southampton giving as good as they got. Indeed, the Saints got themselves back on level terms on 56 minutes when Nathaniel Clyne fired home after superb play from Dusan Tadic.

Steven Davis missed a fabulous chance for the Saints to take a deserved lead before Sturridge won the game for the home side, netting from close-range late on.

Brendan Rodgers’ charges will have to do better than this if they are to launch another serious title tilt. Southampton, on the other hand, look like a side capable to defying the critics and surviving the summer firesale.

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Photos: PA

Highlights: Dailymotion

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By Alan Duffy on August 17th, 2014 in Liverpool, Newsnow, Southampton, Videos. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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One Response to “Liverpool 2-1 Southampton – Saints Impress But Sterling And Sturridge Fire Reds To Victory At Anfield (Photos & Highlights)”

  1. Kingsland101 says:

    Bought half our team and still have to scrape a win. To be honest we should have won this game. Davies should have burried his chance and Long, well the less said about that the better. In all, not bad at all and a lot to be hopeful about.

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