SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLAND - Sunday, February 22, 2015: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers in the rain during the FA Premier League match against Southampton at St Mary's Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Video: Brendan Rodgers’ post-SFC 0-2 LFC interview — “outstanding win off the back of a European game”

Brendan Rodgers was delighted with Liverpool’s resolve to earn a hard-fought 2-0 victory at Southampton on Sunday afternoon, but admitted there’s still room for improvement.


Goals in each half from Philippe Coutinho and Raheem Sterling secured an important three points for the Reds, who move up to sixth place in the Premier League table and are now just two points off fourth place.

“It was a huge win for us,” Rodgers told Sky Sports after the match. “We were really organised, we controlled the game as it went on.

“Our passing could have been better but the conditions were slippy and difficult.

“It was an outstanding win for us because it’s difficult to come here and get a result at any time, but for us to come here off the back of a European game is fantastic.”

Attentions now turn to big games at Besiktas in the Europa League on Thursday and against Manchester City in the Premier League at Anfield next Sunday.