What channel is Southampton v Liverpool on:

Southampton host Liverpool in the semi finals of the EFL Cup tonight as they look to land their first trophy under Jurgen Klopp.

The game will only be broadcast on Sky Sports 1 and Sky Sports 1 HD in the United Kingdom.

However, if you live outside of the UK you will be able to watch the game completely for free on Bet365 and their Southampton v Liverpool live stream is 100% legal and free!

The Southampton v Liverpool live stream enables you to watch the EFL cup clash on your mobile, tablet or PC in the UK and around the world.

What time is Kick-Off:

The highly-anticipated clash kicks off at 7.45pm tonight. The Southampton v Liverpool live stream is available for free, as long as you have a Bet365 account with at least £0.01 credit.

Click here to sign up to Bet365 and watch the EFL Cup tonight.

Who is the referee:

Tonights encounter will be officiated by Neil Swarbrick. The Reds have a 100% record of victories in games Swarbrick has refereed this season.

However, this was a break from the norm as Liverpool had failed to record a victory in seven of their last eight games officiated by the Preston born referee.

Southampton’s team news:

The Saints have kept clean sheets in their three games in the EFL Cup this season. Netherlands international Virgil Van Dijk is the key stone in Claude Puel’s defence and the powerful defender is once again set to start.

However, he will be without his trusted partner Jose Fonte who recently handing in a transfer request.

Liverpool team news: 

Cameroon international Joal Matip has been ruled out of tonights clash due to an  an ankle injury while captain Jordan Henderson is also sidelined with a heel problem.

Meanwhile Liverpool fans will rejoice in the news that their star playmaker Philippe Coutinho is set to return to the match day squad. The Brazil international is likely to start on the bench.