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Liverpool hold on at Southampton despite Adrian blunder

Credit: BBC News- Published on August 17, 2019
Liverpool defeat Southampton to secure an 11th successive top-flight victory despite a howler by goalkeeper Adrian.
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Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO
Published on August 16, 2019 -  00:56
Klopp left fuming after freak Adrian injury causes goalkeeper crisis at Anfield
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has criticised the behaviour of a pitch invader after an accidental collision with Adrian left the goalkeeper with an ankle injury and a doubt for the trip to Southampton. Adrian marked his first start for the Reds with the decisive save from Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham in the Super Cup final penalty shootout on Wednesday, but as he celebrated with his team-mates, a supporter slid into the Spaniard. The 32-year-old summer signing is deputising for Alisson Becker, sidelined for a number of weeks because of a calf complaint, meaning Klopp may be forced to deploy 35-year-old third-choice Andy Lonergan on Saturday.

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