LIV vs Saints Match Centre
#MarchToWembley: Liverpool 0-1 Saints
Relive Southampton's #MarchToWembley with the second leg of the semi-final tie against Liverpool at Anfield.
Long thrilled for Saints fans
Shane Long reflects on the reaction of Saints fans to reaching Wembley.
Video: Davis on Anfield success
Watch as captain Steven Davis reflects on Southampton's historic EFL Cup success against Liverpool.
Video: Forster on Anfield triumph
Watch our interview with Fraser Forster following the EFL Cup semi-final win over Liverpool.
Davis: It's a fantastic achievement
Steven Davis is already targeting Wembley success, after a historic night at Anfield in the EFL Cup
Gallery: Saints book Wembley ticket
View the best of the images, as Saints beat Liverpool again to reach the EFL Cup final.
Le Tissier pays tribute to defence
Matt Le Tissier lauded the efforts of Southampton’s players to beat Liverpool 2-0 on aggregate in the EFL Cup.
Forster delighted to reach EFL Cup final
Fraser Forster felt Southampton deserved to overcome Liverpool and reach Wembley.
We're going to Wembley!!! Huge effort from all the boys and fans drove us on tonight!! A night to enjoy
What a feeling that was! In front of our own fans...epic! #Wembley #wemarchon #imintheresomewhere
Full 90: Liverpool 0-1 Saints
Watch back all of Southampton's EFL Cup semi-final second-leg win at Liverpool.
Puel on Stephens and Sims
Claude Puel praises young duo for their integral roles in the EFL Cup success over Liverpool.
Video: Long on momentous night
An ecstatic Shane Long spoke to southamptonfc.com after sending the club to Wembley in the EFL Cup.
Video: Long's late strike sends Saints to Wembley
Watch Shane Long's 91st minute strike against Liverpool from all angles, as Southampton confirmed their place in the EFL Cup final.
90 in 90: Liverpool 0-1 Saints
Watch 90-second highlights from Southampton's historic EFL Cup victory over Liverpool at Anfield.
Highlights: Liverpool 0-1 Saints
Watch back the nail-biting action from Anfield, as Southampton beat Liverpool to book their place in the EFL Cup final.
It's amazing, says Long
Shane Long hails an amazing night after his strike sent Southampton to Wembley in the EFL Cup.
Video: Stephens on reaching Wembley
Hear from defender Jack Stephens after Saints booked an EFL Cup final appearance at Wembley Stadium with a win over Liverpool.
Video: Puel on historic night at Anfield
Watch as Southampton boss Claude Puel reflects on a momentous night at Anfield in the EFL Cup.
Puel's pride at reaching Wembley final
Claude Puel proud of his Wembley-bound heroes after EFL Cup success over Liverpool.
Stephens: The fans carried us over the line
Jack Stephens has heaped praise on the Southampton travelling support for the role that they played in helping Saints reach the EFL Cup final.
Report: Liverpool 0-1 Saints
Southampton book a place at Wembley in the EFL Cup final on a historic night at Liverpool.
LIV vs Saints As It Happened
Key moments so far
- Shane Long seals a 2-0 aggregate win late on
- Fraser Forster makes a vital save shortly into the second half
- Solid first half from Saints who went closest to scoring through Tadić
- Steven Davis returns to captain the side. Virgil van Dijk misses out
Saints are off to Wembley thanks to a fine performance at Anfield, which was sealed by a late goal from Shane Long to add to Nathan Redmond's first leg strike.
Liverpool 0-1 Southampton
Long seals it!
The substitute races on to Josh Sims' pass and finishes emphatically past Karius for 1-0!
Shane Long (+2’) | Liverpool 0 – 1 Southampton
Vital from Stephens
The defender males a sound block to deny Liverpool in the closing stages
Four minutes added on
Stoppage time allocated by the fourth official.
Liverpool substitution: Georginio Wijnaldum replaces Philippe Coutinho
Another roll of the dice from the hosts
Yoshida clears again
The defender rises to nod away Lallana's cross as Saints clear their lines once more.
Liverpool make another claim
The ball bounces around inside the area and Long clears, with the hosts asking for a penalty again, but once more, nothing given.
Southampton substitution: Josh Sims replaces Nathan Redmond
Final change for the visitors
Liverpool substitution: Divock Origi replaces Emre Can
Coutniho shoots wide
At the end of another lengthy passing move, the Brazilian gets a shot off but it flies wide.
Prolonged possession for Liverpool
The hosts lay siege to the Saints area as they continue to press, but the visitors stand up to the challenge with Yoshida heading clear.
Tadić in action
The Saints man continues to search for a way through at Anfield.
Milner makes a claim
The England man looks for a penalty as he collides with Cédric inside the area, but correctly, no penalty given.
Game being stretched further
End-to-end action at Anfield with Saints remaining the more patient of the two teams
Højbjerg leads a breakaway
The Dane starts and finishes a run down the right as he receives Redmond's pass and sees a shot deflected behind.
Coutinho can't connect
Firmino leads the charge down the right for the hosts, but the delivery to Coutinho falls awkwardly for the Brazilian who scuffs it wide.
Sturridge goes close again
The striker gets on the end of Henderson's dangerous delivery, but he can't divert it on target.
Let off for Saints
Emre Can brings a cross down on the right into the path of Sturridge, who from close range, volleys the ball over the bar.
Southampton substitution: Pierre-Emile Højbjerg replaces James Ward-Prowse
Concern for Ward-Prowse
The midfielder has stayed down after going up to try and win a header inside the Liverpool area.
Sturridge heads wide
The striker gets a flicked header on to Emre Can's cross but it goes harmlessly wide of Forster's goal.
Forster does enough
The Saints 'keeper spills a shot but gets back to scramble the ball away with a fine clawed save.
Coutniho goes close
The Brazilian sees his shot from the edge of the area deflected wide.
Saints push again
Ward-Prowse's cross is gathered by Karius under pressure from Redmond.
Early corner from Ward-Prowse
Swirling delivery from the midfielder flashes across the area and narrowly avoids everyone inside the box.
The visitors get the game restarted.
Southampton substitution: Shane Long replaces Jay Rodriguez
First change for the visitors at the start of the second half.
Both sides take to the field for the start of the second 45 minutes.
Half Time analysis
A pleasing opening 45 minutes for the visitors who have resisted the threat from Liverpool and gone close on a couple of occasions to putting themselves further ahead in the tie.
Liverpool 0-0 Southampton.
After one minute of stoppage time, the first half comes to a close.
Ward-Prowse drills one wide
The midfielder takes up the short corner from Tadić and then fires in a low shot which flashes wide of the left post.
Liverpool apply pressure
Controlled spell of possession from the hosts, but the final pass lets them down as the ball runs out of play.
Davis with a chance!
More great work from Redmond carves open an opportunity down the left once more, and this time the ball drops to Davis, but he can't keep his shot down from inside the area.
Redmnd does well to get in behind and cuts it back for the Serbian, whose low shot is pounced upon by Karius.
Rodriguez goes close
The striker gets a shot off under pressure from Milner, after a superb pass from Tadić put him through on goal.
Davis gets his orders across
The Saints captain has guided the visitors through a solid opening half an hour of the game.
Swift break from Saints down the left sees Redmond play the ball into the area, where Lovren's low header falls to Davis and his low shot is blocked en route to goal.
A vital header away by the young defender as he clears Alexander-Arnold's cros into the six-yard box away.
Saints responding on the break
It's been a solid start for the visitors who have kept Liverpool at bay, and forced a couple of corners at the other end with some quick moves forward.
Firmino takes aim
Attack down the right led by Alexander-Arnols sees the full back find Firmino on the edge of the area, but his low shot is easy for Forster to gather.
Shot from Sturridge
Liverpool win the ball in midfield and Coutinho plays in Sturridge, whose low shot is saved by Forster.
Close from Bertrand
Good overlap again from the Saints full back who takes the pass from Tadić before firing in a cross which goes into the side-netting.
Liverpool look for a way through
Coutinho plays an inviting looking pass out towards Alexander-Arnold on the right side of the area, but the full back can't quite keep the ball in play as he stretched for it.
Strong pressing from Redmond
The Saints man robs Milner of the ball in the final third and continues to drive the visitors forward before the ball runs out of play.
Davis tidies up
Liverpool look to make a break down the right with Matip up from the back, but the Saints skipper gets back to win a goal kick off the Reds defender.
Bertrand and Tadić link-up early
The Saints duo make tracks down the left side, but Tadić's pass to Bertrand runs out of play.
Liverpool take kick-off
Daniel Sturridge gets the match under way with Saints attacking the Kop end for the first half.20.00
Teams are out
Both sides take to the pitch at Anfield, with Saints in their changed strip of black and grey.19.57
The Saints boss spoke with the TV Cameras ahead of kick-off. Hear what he had to say in this clip.19.53
I HAVE CONFIDENCE IN JACK, IT'S AN EXCITING GAME FOR ALL THE SQUAD. JACK IS A GOOD, INTELLIGENT PLAYER AND HE CAN HAVE A STRONG GAME TONIGHT.CLAUDE PUELSOUTHAMPTON BOSS ON JACK STEPHENS' INCLUSION
Watch the players make their way into Anfield a little earlier this evening.19.35
Watch the best of the action from Sunday's 3-0 win over Leicester City in the Premier League at St Mary's.19.07
Steven Davis will lead the team tonight in the week he was named as club captain.18.59
Liverpool team news confirmed
Starting XI: Karius, Alexander-Arnold, Lovren, Matip, Milner, Henderson, Can, Lallana, Coutinho, Firmino, Sturridge.
Subs: Mignolet (GK), Moreno, Lucas, Origi, Klavan, Woodburn, Wijnaldum.18.55
Southampton team announced
Starting XI: Forster, Cédric, Yoshida, Stephens, Bertrand, Romeu, Davis (c), Ward-Prowse, Redmond, Tadić, Rodriguez.
Subs: Lewis (GK), Clasie, Long, Højbjerg, Martina, McQueen, Sims.18.54
Players and staff will be arriving shortly. Team news is just under half an hour away here at Anfield.18.35
Romeu hoping for double celebration
Oriol Romeu is looking to extend the good news with a trip to Wembley the day after he extended his stay at St Mary's. Read his thoughts here17.37
Get up to speed with the key stats surrounding tonight's crucial decider at Anfield, here17.16
Yoshida relishing cup tie
Maya Yoshida can't wait for this evening's game. Hear from the defender before the team travelled up to Merseyside.16.12
The Inside Track
Get the lowdown on tonight's opponents with insight from Liverpool Echo reporter James Pearce. Read the piece here.15.22
WE KNOW THEY ARE FANTASTIC, A GREAT TEAM, WITH GREAT PLAYERS, BUT YOU SAW IN THE FIRST LEG WE HAVE THE ABILITY TO PRODUCE A STRONG GAME AGAINST THEM.CLAUDE PUELSOUTHAMPTON MANAGER
IT WAS ONLY A 1-0 AND THAT'S NO DIFFERENT FOR US, 0-0 OR 1-0 IS NO DIFFERENT. STILL EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE FOR US.JÜRGEN KLOPPLIVERPOOL MANAGER
Highlights from St Mary's
Watch the best moments from the first leg of this tie where Southampton took a 1-0 lead heading into tonight's match.14.59
Puel previews Anfield trip
Hear from Saints boss Claude Puel ahead of this evening's EFL Cup semi-final second leg tie.14.44
In case you mist it!
Watch footage from a misty Staplewood Campus where the Saints squad braved the elements to prepare for this evening's game.14.01
Sims signs too
Saints Academy graduate Josh Sims also put pen-to-paper on a new deal with the club. Hear what he had to say about that in this clip.13.51
Romeu commits to Saints
Southampton were given a boost ahead of tonight's tie with midfielder Oriol Romeu signing a new contract with the club. Hear his thoughts on that in the video above.13.48
Saints travel to Anfield for this evening's EFL Cup semi-final second leg tie with Liverpool. Get set for the game by watching our preview.13.34
LIV vs Saints Line Ups
Loris Karius (GK)
Jordan Henderson (C)
Emre CanDivock Origi (78′)
Philippe CoutinhoGeorginio Wijnaldum (87′)
Fraser Forster (GK)
James Ward-ProwsePierre-Emile Højbjerg (59′)
Steven Davis (C)
Nathan RedmondJosh Sims (81′)
Jay RodriguezShane Long (45′)
LIV vs Saints Match Stats
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