Southampton Vs Liverpool: 5 Key Battles That Will Define The Game

5. Rickie Lambert Vs Daniel Agger

Daniel Agger Rickie Lambert has proven this season that he is not just a top class Championship striker but he can also mix it with the big boys as well, however in Daniel Agger he comes up against a defender who can cope with his aerial threat as well as being able to keep him quiet on the ground. As we know, Lamberts' key attributes are his strength and his shooting ability so in order to prevent that Agger will have stay tight to the Southampton danger man and prevent him from getting his shots away. Also man marking Lambert from set pieces is vital because of his considerable stature and strength in the air.Lambert and his strike partner will also have to watch Daniel Agger as well, he does like to play with the ball at his feet and if he is allowed to make his lazy dribbling runs out of defence then it could spell trouble for the Saints.

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