James Milner missed a chastisement as Liverpool were hold to a 0-0 home pull by Southampton on Sunday in a blow to their hopes of finishing in a tip 4 and securing a place in subsequent season’s Champions League.
Phillippe Coutinho returned from a leg damage that saw him baggy out of Monday’s 1-0 win over Watford, though a Reds struggled to hint offensively opposite Southampton’s unaffected defence.
The hosts were handed a salvation in a second half when arbitrate Robert Madley forked to a mark after Southampton defender Jack Stephens rubbed a round in a box, though Fraser Forster got down smartly to his right to keep out Milner’s mark kick.
Forster also sloping surrogate Marko Grujic’s late header over, withdrawal Liverpool third in a list on 70 points, a indicate transparent of fourth-placed Manchester City, who have a diversion in hand.
Later on Sunday, sixth placed Arsenal, who are 10 points behind Liverpool with 3 games in hand, horde fifth-placed Manchester United, who are 5 adrift of Juergen Klopp’s side carrying played dual matches fewer.
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