Southampton – Liverpool win 2-0 on a trip to Southampton cage. The victory of this match so important move for Liverpool in their efforts towards the top four.
Compete at St Mary’s Stadium, Sunday (22/02/2015) night, Liverpool already ahead after just three minutes with a shot from outside the penalty box Coutinho. Goals from Raheem Sterling in the second half then ensure three points for the Reds.
The victory extended the positive trend of Liverpool in the Premier League. Jordan Henderson et al. drove now unbeaten in their last 10 games with seven of which ended with the victory.
The series of these results with Liverpool approaching four. Tim landing Brendan Rodgers has now moved up to sixth with 45 points, just two points ahead of Manchester United who is in fourth position.
“We knew if we draw today, there are still quite a match for the challenge to the big four. But the match was a very big step. We beat Southampton home and away, it’s a sign of how well we played,” Rodgers said as quoted by BBC Sport.
“We have a lot of pressure in 15 minutes early in the game. The only disappointment is that we could have been better in the ball, but the conditions are very difficult. The overall appearance is very nice.”
“It’s fun. It’s fantastic. All the teams are ready. The only regret I have is that we do not really drove well until November. We were within three points of third place, it’s incredible,” he said.