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Southampton 1-2 Liverpool: Takumi Minamino and Joel Matip complete comeback to take Premier League title race to final day

A much-changed Liverpool came from behind to beat Southampton 2-1 at St Mary's on Tuesday night and ensure the Premier League title race goes right down to the final day. After the exertions of beating Chelsea on penalties in the FA Cup final on Saturday, Liverpool made nine changes for the trip to the south coast and were without injured Mohamed Salah and Virgil van Dijk. Out-of-form Southampton sensed an opportunity and Nathan Redmond stunned the visitors with just 13 minutes on the clock.
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Nottingham Forrest vs Liverpool: Predicted Line-up | FA Cup | Joe Gomez In For Injured Trent Alexander-Arnold At RB? Takumi Minamino To Start?

The Reds face Nottingham Forest in the FA Cup Quarter Final this weekend, with Liverpool looking to retain hopes of winning an unlikely quadruple. Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that No. 1 Alisson Becker was set to start the quarter-final. The Brazilian was also the keeper of choice in the Fifth Round win over Norwich City.

Jurgen Klopp hails ‘complete performance’ from Takumi Minamino after final snub

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp does not believe Takumi Minamino’s match-winning performance in the 2-1 win over Norwich was driven by anger at being left out of Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.Despite the Japan international playing a pivotal role in helping the side get to Wembley he did not even make it off the bench in the penalty shoot-out win over Chelsea.However, he started against the Canaries and his two first-half goals helped secure Klopp’s first FA Cup quarter-final despite Lukas Rupp’s effort 14 minutes from time.“Very disappointing I can imagine,” said Klopp of Minamino missing out at Wembley.“How Taki is, I...

Takumi Minamino brace sends Liverpool past Norwich in FA Cup

Two first-half goals from Takumi Minamino propelled Liverpool into the quarterfinals of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Norwich City at Anfield on Wednesday. Minamino, one of 10 changes to the Liverpool team that beat Chelsea on penalties in Sunday's League Cup final, struck the opening goal in the 27th minute after Divock Origi laid a left-wing cross into his path.

Takumi Minamino double steers Liverpool into FA Cup quarter-finals

Cup specialist Takumi Minamino kept Liverpool’s quest for an unprecedented quadruple on track with both goals in a 2-1 win over Norwich as Jurgen Klopp reached his first FA Cup quarter-final.The Japan international has made the majority of his starts in knockout competitions and in a team registering 10 changes from the one which won the Carabao Cup at Wembley on Sunday his was an influential one.Minamino now has seven goals and one assist in eight cup games this season and since the start of 2020 the 27-year-old has scored more than twice as many goals in domestic cup competitions...

Liverpool vs Norwich: Predicted Lineup | FA Cup Fifth Round | Takumi Minamino to start? Thiago Injured And Alisson Return

After successfully triumphing over Chelsea in the Carabao Cup Final, trophy-hungry Liverpool will be hoping to add more to their silverware collection this season. Just three days after the League Cup final, Liverpool will be hosting Norwich City yet again at Anfield tonight in the FA Cup Fifth Round. The last time Liverpool faced Norwich City in a domestic competition was in the 3rd round of the League Cup.

Liverpool transfer news and rumours: Fabio Carvalho, Neco Williams and Takumi Minamino latest

Liverpool have had a successful transfer window so far as they swooped Luis Diaz from rivals Tottenham Hotspur but the Premier League club have shut up shop just yet.They have their eyes on multiple players and the deals could be pushed through on Monday - the deadline day.The main target is Fulham’s midfielder Fabio Carvalho. The 19-year-old is being pursued by Jurgen Klopp’s team but the Cottagers are putting up a fight with Fulham manager Marco Silva saying the star will stay at the club for the rest of the season. “From day one I have been trying to keep...

Liverpool reject Leeds United and Monaco approaches for Takumi Minamino

Liverpool have rejected initial approaches from Leeds United and Monaco for forward Takumi Minamino. Both clubs expressed an interest in the Japan international, who the Reds signed for £7.25m from RB Salzburg in January 2020. Minamino has made 18 appearances this season, scoring six goals. The 27-year-old has scored...

Liverpool reject initial transfer offers from Monaco and Leeds for Takumi Minamino

Liverpool have rejected initial approaches from Monaco and Leeds for forward Takumi MinaminoThe Japan international has made 18 appearances this season but only six of those have been starts and four of those came in the Carabao Cup.However, in spite of the expression of interest from the Ligue 1 club and fellow Premier League side the PA news agency understands Liverpool have turned down both.While Minamino is well behind Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota in the pecking order Jurgen Klopp’s side are still in four competitions – they have a League Cup final against Chelsea in...