Liverpool held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton at Anfield

AP , Sunday 25 Oct 2015

Southampton held Liverpool to a 1-1 draw on Sunday as Sadio Mane's late goal denied Juergen Klopp his first victory since taking over as manager at Anfield.

Liverpool took the lead in the 78th minute when substitute Christian Benteke met a precise delivery from captain James Milner with a towering header.

Benteke had replaced fellow Belgium international Divock Origi at halftime after a subdued first-half display, and the striker's presence galvanized his team.

His goal was celebrated jubilantly by Klopp, but Southampton equalized four minutes from time when an unmarked Mane bundled the ball across the line after Gaston Ramirez headed James Ward-Prowse's free kick across the Liverpool goal.

Mane was sent off for a second bookable offense in injury time.

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