Title hopefuls Liverpool will have to beat Southampton on Tuesday night if they are to keep hope of winning the league alive.

Title hopefuls Liverpool will have to beat Southampton on Tuesday night if they are to keep hope of winning the league alive.

The reds are currently in second with 86 points, 4 adrift of league leaders Manchester City.

If by any chance they lose to Southampton, then the last day of the season will mean nothing as Pep Guardiola will have defended the title.

Southampton are without a win in their last 4 games and will have to make the most of their last home game of the season.

Southampton won this exact fixture by a 1-0 margin last season and could secure consecutive home victories against Liverpool for the first time in 9 years.

Liverpool have an excellent midweek record at the moment and have won seven of their eight such matches in the Premier League so far this season.

What will be the outcome in this important midweek fixture? Make your predictions here.

What time does Southampton vs Liverpool start?

The game kicks off at 10pm Kenyan time at the St. Mary’s Stadium.

Southampton vs Liverpool team news

Stuart Armstrong and Fraser Forster are concerns for the home team but the duo could be fit enough to feature on the day.

Oriol Romeu is set to return to the starting XI to play in midfield alongside James Ward-Prowse.

Che Adams and Armando Broja are primed to both keep their starting places up front.

For the visitors, Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk were both taken out of the FA Cup final victory against Chelsea with injuries and remain doubtful.

Meaning, Joel Matip and Ibrahima Konate will pair in the heart of defense.

Up front, Luis Diaz, Diogo Jota and Sadio Mane are all expected to start.

Southampton vs Liverpool head to head

These two teams have faced each other 35 times with Liverpool winning a majority of the fixtures (18).

The Saints have won 10 times and the remaining 7 have resulted in a draw.

Southampton vs Liverpool current form

The hosts have won just once in their last 5 matches and lost 3 times, while Liverpool are unbeaten in that run, dropping points in just one game.

Southampton vs Liverpool prediction

With it being their last home game, Southampton are primed to put up a fight but despite them getting a goal in the game, Liverpool are favorites to win.

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