YNWA takes a look back at memorable visits from Southampton over the years as we prepare to entertain the Saints on Bank Holiday Tuesday for their 37th time in the League. So far our record reads 23 wins, nine draws and just four defeats.
We lost 2-1 with Emile Heskey netting our consolation.
New signing El-Hadji Diouf bagged a brace in our 3-0 win, with a late Danny Murphy penalty completing the scoring.
David Thompson played his final reds game as Southampton held us to a goalless draw.
Robbie Fowler scored a hat-trick in our record Premiership win, 7-1. Michael Owen, Dominic Matteo, David Thompson and even Jamie Carragher were also on target. Future loanee Paul Jones was in the Saints’ goal.
Michael Owen bagged a brace as we lost 3-2.
Patrik Berger made his reds bow as Graeme Souness made his first return to Anfield since his spell in charge. It was an unhappy visit, as goals from Steve McManaman and Stan Collymore handed us a 2-1 win.
Our 3-1 win was spoiled by the fact that left-back Stig Inge Bjørnebye broke his leg. Ian Rush struck a brace with Robbie Fowler adding a penalty.
Robbie Fowler scored his first League hat-trick in our 4-2 win, with Ian Rush also on the scoresheet.
Mark Wright scored his first reds goal, against one of his former clubs, as the Saints held us to a 1-1 draw.
Ronnie Rosenthal debuted as we won 3-2, thanks to strikes from John Barnes and Ian Rush, and a Russell Osman own goal.
Bruce Grobbelaar returned to the side after recovering from meningitis, with lookey-likey strike pairing John Aldridge and Ian Rush netting in a 2-0 win.
John Aldridge bagged his first reds goal on his home debut as we won 1-0.
Jim Beglin made his reds bow, as we drew 1-1, with Ian Rush on target.
Terry McDermott made his final League appearance, as a substitute in our 5-0 trouncing of the Saints. Ronnie Whelan and Mark Lawrenson both bagged braces, with Graeme Souness also scoring.
We suffered one of our rare defeats in this fixture, this time by 1-0.
We clinched the Second Division title with a 2-0 win, thanks to a brace from Kevin Lewis.
The Saints paid their first League visit to Anfield, winning 1-0. Right-half Gordon Milne made his reds bow, while legend Billy Liddell was playing his 492nd and final League game.