English Capital One Cup: Southampton vs Liverpool Prediction, Preview and Betting Tips
Southampton will take on Liverpool in the Capital One League Cup quarter finals at St Mary’s Stadium on Wednesday night, with both teams will be aiming to reach the semi-final and win the cup this year. Southampton came into this game after their second successive defeat having lost the game 3-1 at league-leader Manchester City on Saturday, while Liverpool heads into this contest with a 1-0 victory over Swansea City on Sunday.
Southampton are inconsistent throughout the year in almost all major leagues, but the club performed exceptionally well in the Capital One cup and will be hoping to use Capital One Cup as a good stimulus for improving their Premier League form. Southampton made a poor start in the Premier League this season followed by good performance in their next few weeks as the team have remained unbeaten in their next seven games, but the team stumbled again in their next two games. The club sits tenth in the Premier League table with 20 points having won 5 games, drawn 5 and lost 4.
On the other hand, Liverpool are on an impressive run of form this season and are strong contender to lift the Capital One Cup title this year. Liverpool came into this game with a three game winning streak with wins against Manchester City, Bordeaux and Swansea City. Liverpool are also in good form in the Premier League so far having lost just three games out of fourteen played in the league. The club made a terrible start to the season, but have bounced back having won six of the last seven games, included 3-1 and 4-1 away victories against Chelsea and Manchester City.
Liverpool are clear bookmakers’ favorites to win this match as they would be looking to destroy Southampton with another impressive performance. We predict Liverpool to win this match here. Considering the past performances and scoring abilities, we also expect the total goals scored in this match will be Over 2.5.
Southampton vs Liverpool Prediction:
1. Liverpool to win @ 2.70 at Skybet
2. Total Goals- Over 2.5 @ 2.1 at Skybet
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