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Bizarre photo of Adam Lallana’s feet goes viral following Southampton 0-2 Liverpool

An incredible photograph of the feet of Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has garnered attention online this evening, following his side’s victory over Southampton.

Matchup

The two sides went head to head at St. Mary’s, with Jurgen Klopp’s men eager to get back to winning ways after Tottenham’s late-show saw the Reds drop two points last time out.

Southampton, meanwhile, headed into today’s clash on an impressive 6-match unbeaten streak across all competitions, with the Saints’ last outing culminating in a thrilling 3-2 victory over West Brom at the Hawthorns.

2-0

Liverpool were viewed as the clear favourites heading into this evening’s matchup, with the Merseyside giants taking little time to prove exactly why following kick-off.

With just 6 minutes on the clock, a long ball forward towards Mohamed Salah saw Wesley Hoedt fluff his attempted clearance, allowing Salah to slide a perfectly-weighted ball across to the incoming Roberto Firmino on the edge of the home side’s box.

Firmino slotted his ensuing finish home with aplomb, before the Reds’ brilliant attacking duo combined once again to double Liverpool’s lead shortly before half-time.

Firmino was the creator on this occasion, though, with the former Hoffenheim star having produced what many have since referred to as the ‘assist of the season’ in setting Salah up.

After Salah played the ball into Firmino’s feet 5 yards outside Southampton’s box, the South American proceeded to slide his teammate through on goal with the most sumptuous of flicked passes with his instep, with Salah going on to finish in typically-cool style.

Result

And this is how things stayed for the remainder of the clash, with the Saints struggling to create clear-cut goalscoring opportunities over the course of the second-half, whereas Liverpool could easily have added to their goal tally through the likes of Salah, Firmino and Sadio Mane.

IG

While it was a relatively straightforward day at the office for Liverpool in terms of proceedings on the pitch, one aspect of today’s clash which may not have come across as quite so clear to fans was just how cold it was at St. Mary’s.

However, anyone seeking proof of just how bitter the air was in Hampshire this evening need look no further than Adam Lallana’s Instagram account.

Lallana, who was introduced as a late substitute by Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp, posted the following photo online shortly after the full-time whistle, with the caption ‘any suggestions for defrosting feet’.

Any suggestions for defrosting feet 😱❄☃ #nofilter 🤣

A post shared by Adam Lallana (@officiallallana) on Feb 11, 2018 at 11:21am PST

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Red mist

It wasn’t the greatest of weeks for Adam Lallana after he was seen to have lost his temper in a game for the Liverpool U23’s against Tottenham.

Lallana was given game time in the youth side to get back to full fitness after a small injury and a game like that was perfect for his recovery.

That was until it all turned very sour between the former Southampton man and one of Spurs’ young players.

The Englishman was shown a straight red after grabbing Tottenham youngster George Marsh, who had put in a hefty challenge.

Safe to say, he wasn’t happy in the slightest and his actions grabbed the headlines, leading to much criticism.

While not defending Lallana’s actions, Jurgen Klopp has come out and spoken about the incident in his press conference today.

It’s safe to say that he isn’t impressed by what happened with the player but that does not change his plans for this weekend.

In fact, the player still remains in contention for a spot against his former side Southampton.

‘It’s not nice. I spoke to him, it’s not how it should be. He wasn’t happy about the reaction and I wasn’t either.’ he explained.

‘When we played football, we all did a few things we weren’t proud of.

‘He’s an option for the squad (on Sunday). He’s in good shape and looks fresh but he has been injured twice now. We need to settle a little bit.’

Virgil van Dijk’s special treatment ahead of Liverpool v Southampton return

Another player who will be returning to Southampton this weekend is Virgil Van Dijk.

The defender moved to Anfield in a record-breaking deal in January and will be returning for the first time this weekend.

Though, while Van Dijk won’t be the only returning to St Mary’s, he will be getting some special treatment.

Click here to find out what that is.