Match Time：1/5/2021 04:00 Tuesday (GMT+8)
Southampton and Liverpool face off on Monday in an English Premier League showdown at St, Mary’s Stadium.
Liverpool currently sit in 1st place in first place in the Premier LEague standings with 33 games won so far this season. Even with the success, each of the last two games they have failed to pick up three points. Liverpool played to a 1-1 draw two games ago against West Brom, and in the last game it was a 0-0 draw against Newcastle. On the season Liverpool has put up 37 goals while their defense has given up 20 goals. Liverpool is averaging 2.31 goals per game and it’s going to be important that the offense is strong again in this one so they can pick up more than one point in this game.
Southampton comes into this game sitting in 9th place in the standings with 26 points picked up on the season. Southampton was out to a really fast start to the season, but they have really struggled as of late winning only one game in their last five. The biggest issue for Southampton has been with their offense. Southampton hasn’t scored a goal in each of their last three games. Southampton on the season is averaging 1.56 goals per game while their defense is giving up 1.19 goals per game.Southampton has 25 goals on the season while their defense is giving up 19 goals. Danny Ings has been the best player for Southampton putting six goals in the back of the net. Six different players have put up at least two goals this year.
Southampton hasn’t been winning games but they have done a good job of keeping games close and playing to draws. In this game look for Southampton to find defensive success and that slowing down will keep Liverpool’s goal scoring down. This game is going to end in a draw.