Roberto Firmino fit to start v Southampton


Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side are looking more "tuned" to his methods than ever before after a thrilling added-time Champions League win over Paris St Germain extended their 100 per cent record with a sixth successive victory.

However, Roberto Firmino popped up with the winning goal for the Reds in second-half stoppage time.

While Kylian Mbappe equalised in the 83rd minute and Julian Draxler could have won the game for his side moments later, it was Liverpool who took the three points home after a sublime goal from Roberto Firmino won the game.

Reds left-back Andrew Robertson pretty much had the measure of the lightning-quick Mbappe for the majority of the game, Neymar drifted in and out while Cavani was little more than an irritation to Virgil van Dijk. Then to be able to bring Bobby on after 70 minutes was nice.

Thomas Meunier's low volley cut Liverpool's lead in the first half and the Belgium worldwide suggested PSG should consider following the Reds' tactical plan.

Accolade after accolade arrived at the feet of the former Roma star as he picked up the Golden Boot in stunning circumstances and led the Liverpool squad to a famous Champions League final against Real Madrid at the same time.

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"If you play against PSG you have to reach the next level".

However, wherever Neymar seemed to threaten Milner or Jordan Henderson popped up to snuff out the danger with one crunching-but-fair tackle from Milner leaving the Brazil worldwide hopping around in the first half.

"But we have got a lot of games coming up so everyone will be required".

Daniel Sturridge, in for Firmino, had opened the scoring for an impressive Liverpool in the 30th minute with a fine header from an Andy Robertson cross.

"To make those changes and still come out on top against PSG, who are flying, that will set them in good stead".

PSG did managed to halt Liverpool's momentum shortly before half-time when right-back Thomas Meunier reacted smartly to volley home a loose ball that popped up at the far post, and with his weaker foot too.