Liverpool vs Southampton live score, result, lineups, highlights from FA Cup fifth round match at Anfield

Liverpool will bid to keep their dreams of a quadruple alive when they host Southampton in the FA Cup fifth round on February 28.

The Reds triumphed 1-0 over Chelsea after extra time in the Carabao Cup final last Sunday, Virgil van Dijk’s goal ensuring Jurgen Klopp’s final season in charge will end with at least one trophy to celebrate.

They could yet enjoy a famously successful season, though. Sitting on top of the Premier League table after 26 games, Liverpool are also still alive in the UEFA Europa League and are among the favourites to win the FA Cup for the second time in three seasons.

Standing in their way are Southampton, who are fourth in the Championship and in with a real chance of securing promotion back to the Premier League for 2024/25. Saints needed a replay in the last round to get past Watford, winning 3-0 in the second meeting after the first finished 1-1.

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Liverpool vs Southampton live score

  2nd Half Goal scorers
Liverpool 1 Koumas (44’)
Southampton 0  

Confirmed lineups:

Liverpool (4-3-3, right to left): 62. Caoimhin Kelleher (GK) — 2. Joe Gomez, 4. Virgil van Dijk, 78. Jarell Quansah, 21. Kostas Tsimikas — 84. Conor Bradley, 42. Bobby Clark, 53. James McConnell — 19. Harvey Elliot, 18. Cody Gakpo, 67. Lewis Koumas

Southampton (4-3-3 right to left): 13. Joe Lumley (GK) — 14. James Bree, 5. Jack Stephens, 35. Jan Bednarek, 3. Ryan Manning — 7. Joe Aribo, 19. Joe Rothwell, 24. Shea Charles — 23. Samuel Edozie, 18. Sekou Mara, 20. Kamaldeen Sulemana.

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Liverpool vs Southampton kick off time

What time does Liverpool vs Southampton kick off?

This FA Cup match takes place at Anfield in Liverpool, UK and kicks off on Wednesday, February 28 at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Here’s how that time translates across some of the major territories:

  Date Kickoff time
USA Wed, Feb. 28 3:00 p.m. ET
Canada Wed, Feb. 28 3:00 p.m. ET
UK Wed, Feb. 28 8:00 p.m. GMT
Australia Thu, Feb. 29 7:00 a.m. AEDT
India Thu, Feb. 29 1:30 a.m. IST

Liverpool vs Southampton lineups, team news

Liverpool’s injury list remains a major issue for Klopp with the German coach forced to throw on a host of teenage substitutes in their final win over Chelsea. 

Midfield duo Ryan Gravenberch and Wataru Endo joined the list of absentees with injuries in the final, and Klopp named a youthful team for this fixture.

Liverpool XI (4-3-3, right to left): Kelleher (GK) — Gomez, Van Dijk, Quansah, Tsimikas — Bradley, Clark, McConnell — Elliott, Gakpo, Koumas.

Liverpool subs (9): Adrian, Konate, Diaz, Mac Allister, Scanlon, Gordon, Nallo, Danns, Nyoni

Southampton’s push for Premier League promotion has slipped in recent weeks as Russell Martin aims for an immediate return to the top-flight. 

With the focus on league matters, he also rotates, with first-choice goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu given a break.

Southampton XI (4-3-3 right to left): Lumley (GK) — Bree, Stephens, Bednarek, Manning — Aribo, Rothwell, Charles — Edozie, Mara, Sulemana

Southampton subs (9): McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Armstrong, Adams, Smallbone, Harwood-Bellis, Amo-Ameyaw, Meghoma, Dibling

Liverpool vs Southampton live stream, TV channel

Here’s how to watch this FA Cup match across selected areas of the world’s major regions:

Region TV Streaming

Sportsnet NOW Plus

Australia Paramount+


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