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Joel Matip Puts Liverpool Ahead With An Odd Goal Against Southampton

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Liverpool have got as far as they can in every cup competition this season and they’re on the verge of taking the Premier League to the final day too.



After going a goal behind after 13 minutes, Liverpool responded with goals from Takumi Minamino and Joel Matip.

Jurgen Klopp elected to go for a heavily rotated side for their fixture with Southampton, making nine changes to the team that faced Chelsea in Saturday’s FA Cup final. He may well have been fearing the worst when Nathan Redmond gave Southampton the lead early.

Liverpool responded well, though, with Minamino finishing off a well-worked move, starting at the feet of Joe Gomez and converted by the Japanese after a lovely touch from Diogo Jota. Gomez would then limp off on the stroke of halftime in another piece of worrying injury news.

Away from thoughts about the Champions League final, however, Klopp and his travelling army of Reds will at least be satisfied with the match itself. Liverpool continued to dominate the ball and went about their work in a relaxed fashion, eventually getting the goal in bizarre circumstances.

It appears that Kyle Walker-Peters attempted a clearing header came off the head of Matip from close range, looping into the far corner. A win would take Liverpool within a point of Manchester City, meaning Pep Guardiola’s side will have to win their final match against Aston Villa to guarantee the title.

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