Premier League: Star-studded Liverpool eye history against SouthamptonLast updated on Sep 21, 2018, 10:11 pm
Star-studded Liverpool side will be eyeing a slice of history when they face Southampton over the weekend in the 2018-19 season of Premier League.
The Reds, under manager Jurgen Klopp, have been fantastic to watch this term and have notched a 100% win record till now.
The focus will be to continue with their victory march.
Here is what's in store for Liverpool.
Reds in line to join a special list of clubs
Liverpool can become the fifth team to open the campaign with six consecutive victories in the Premier League.
The Reds have won 5 matches in a row, and need another win to equal Newcastle United (1994), Manchester City (2016) and Chelsea (2007 and 2009).
However, they aren't the only one eyeing this record.
Chelsea, too, could see themselves script it for the third time.
Liverpool eye 7 consecutive wins
Liverpool have won 6 matches in a row this season across all competitions.
Besides the five Premier League victories, Liverpool also won their Champions League opener against heavyweights Paris Saint-Germain.
Now they are in line to seal 7 successive wins at the start of the season since 1990-91.
Klopp knows his side can go out and achieve the special feat given their red-hot form.
LIV vs SOU
Can Southampton stop Liverpool?
Southampton lie 13th in the table and have 5 points from five matches.
They have only won once this term and drawn twice, besides losing two games.
Liverpool have scored 11 goals in 5 matches and will draw confidence from last week's victory against Tottenham Hotspur.
Stopping Liverpool's dream attack will be difficult for the Saints.
One expects the Reds to make merry.
Liverpool's goal-scoring form telling
Despite Mohamed Salah not getting off to the start he would have wanted, the depth in Liverpool's attack is outstanding.
Roberto Firmino and Mane have fared well.
Daniel Sturridge can make an impact from the bench alongside Xherdan Shaqiri.
They are in good goal-scoring form and at the moment they can breach most defenses.
TV listing and timing
Liverpool face Southampton at 7:30 PM IST on Saturday. The Manchester clubs are also in action at the same time with Spurs playing at 10:00 PM. The matches can be watched live on the Star Sports network and can be streamed on Hotstar.