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Clearance made by Dejan Lovren.
Victor Wanyama manages to make a clearance.
Clearance by Jordan Henderson.
The referee brings the game to a close.
Simon Mignolet restarts play with the free kick.
Jack Cork on for Jay Rodriguez.
Jose Fonte manages to make a clearance.
Shot by Luis Alberto missed to the left of the target.
Steven Davis takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Simon Mignolet safely holds on.
Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Blocked by Jordan Henderson.
Nathaniel Clyne is booked.
Corner from the right by-line taken by James Ward-Prowse.
Pablo Osvaldo takes a shot. Kolo Toure gets a block in.
Daniel Sturridge takes a shot and goes harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is sent over by Sanchez Jose Enrique.
James Ward-Prowse comes on in place of Adam Lallana.
Luis Alberto replaces Martin Skrtel.
Pablo Osvaldo decides to take a short corner.
The ball is delivered by Victor Moses.
Corner taken by Steven Gerrard from the right by-line.
Clearance made by Jose Fonte.
Luke Shaw takes a shot.
Martin Skrtel manages to make a clearance.
Steven Davis replaces Rickie Lambert.
Jordan Henderson crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Raheem Sterling fouled by Dejan Lovren, the ref awards a free kick.
Morgan Schneiderlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Leiva Lucas.
Luke Shaw manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Raheem Sterling.
Mamadou Sakho makes a clearance.
Direct effort from the free kick comes in from Steven Gerrard. Artur Boruc parries the ball away.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Lallana on Victor Moses.
Jordan Henderson takes a shot. Jose Fonte gets a block in.
(Liverpool) makes a substitution, with Sanchez Jose Enrique coming on for Daniel Agger.
Mamadou Sakho delivers the ball.
Pablo Osvaldo takes a shot. Simon Mignolet parries the ball away.
Corner taken by Adam Lallana. Dejan Lovren heads the ball into the goal. Liverpool 0-1 Southampton.Assist by Adam Lallana.
Artur Boruc takes the free kick.
Clearance by Victor Wanyama.
The ball is crossed by Daniel Sturridge.
Foul by Adam Lallana on Mamadou Sakho, free kick awarded.
Mamadou Sakho restarts play with the free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Rickie Lambert.
Adam Lallana takes a shot. Parried by Simon Mignolet back into danger.
Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal. Simon Mignolet catches the ball.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Victor Wanyama by Mamadou Sakho.
The referee gets the second half underway.
Iago Aspas leaves the field to be replaced by Raheem Sterling.
The players leave the pitch at half time.
Clearance by Jose Fonte.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Steven Gerrard.
Free kick taken by Simon Mignolet.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Adam Lallana.
Jose Fonte takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Adam Lallana by Victor Moses results in a free kick.
Free kick taken by Morgan Schneiderlin.
Free kick taken by Victor Wanyama.
Unfair challenge on Victor Wanyama by Steven Gerrard results in a free kick.
A cross is delivered by Pablo Osvaldo.
Victor Moses takes a shot. Artur Boruc parries the ball away.
Shot by Daniel Sturridge went harmlessly over the bar.
Steven Gerrard crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Victor Moses by Victor Wanyama results in a free kick.
Leiva Lucas takes the free kick.
Clearance made by Daniel Agger.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Adam Lallana.
The offside flag is raised against Daniel Sturridge.
Martin Skrtel makes a clearance.
Pablo Osvaldo has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Clearance by Kolo Toure.
Luke Shaw takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Kolo Toure results in a free kick.
Daniel Agger fouled by Pablo Osvaldo, the ref awards a free kick.
Corner taken by Steven Gerrard.
Steven Gerrard fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick. A parry by Artur Boruc prevents the goal.
Jose Fonte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Iago Aspas.
The ball is sent over by Rickie Lambert.
Rickie Lambert takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Clearance by Simon Mignolet.
Kolo Toure manages to make a clearance.
Dejan Lovren manages to make a clearance.
Leiva Lucas takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Artur Boruc catches the ball.
Adam Lallana crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Victor Moses on Nathaniel Clyne.
Shot by Jordan Henderson. Artur Boruc safely holds on.
Clearance by Martin Skrtel.
Iago Aspas fouled by Victor Wanyama, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance made by Mamadou Sakho.
The game begins.
Agger back for Saints clash
Liverpool defender Daniel Agger is expected to return to face Southampton after missing Monday's draw at Swansea with a side strain.
Playmaker Philippe Coutinho is out for several weeks after undergoing a shoulder operation so the likes of Iago Aspas and Raheem Sterling will be pushing for a recall.
The match marks the completion of striker Luis Suarez's 10-game ban, which carried over from last season.
manager Brendan Rodgers insists he has not even considered the prospect of making an unexpected title challenge despite setting the early pace.
The Reds were the last top-flight side to surrender their 100 per cent record but the point on Monday gained was enough to take them back to the summit.
Despite an impressive start Rodgers knows bigger tests lie ahead and he urged caution in making any snap judgements for another six matches.
But there is no doubt their early form has generated additional positivity in and around the club as they seek to secure a return to the Champions League after a four-year absence.
"I haven't even considered that (a title challenge) at all - the only focus is the next game," said Rodgers.
"We'll assess it after 10 games, see where we sit there, then the halfway point and we'll probably have a more realistic idea of where we can be.
"At this moment, we've played four - won three and drawn one - and we're in a good moment.
"There's a lot more to come. We've made a good start. People will talk that it's early stages, as will I, but these are hurdles you have to get over.
"We're on 10 points already; at the end of last season we finished on 61 points and we talked about those extra 10 points that might have taken us into the Champions League - at this early stage we've got them.
"I believe the team has still got a lot of improvements to make because of the nature of what I've seen in the games and the potential we have in the players.
"We've got to sustain that but I'm really happy that in these early stages we've shown at least potential.
"I think that potential can grow even more."
Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino is hopeful of bringing Liverpool's unbeaten start to an abrupt halt.
"It's clear that they are a very powerful side and Anfield is a great stadium to play in," he said.
"It will be a great place to perform, to do well in and actually try to get the three points."
Luke Shaw is fit despite limping off in last weekend's 0-0 draw with West Ham.
Fellow left-back Danny Fox remains a doubt with an ankle complaint and Tadanari Lee may also miss out.
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