Thursday August 14th, 2014

Liverpool vs. Southampton

The 2014-15 Barclays Premier League season begins this weekend, with Liverpool playing host to Southampton in one of the opening weekend matches. 

For Liverpool, life without Luis Suarez begins, as the Uruguayan has departed for Barcelona. But Liverpool brought in several players who could become significant contributors, including a trio of ex-Southampton footballers: Adam Lallana, Rickie Lambert and Dejan Lovren. The club also lost goalkeeper Pepe Reina to Bayern Munich. 

More: English Premier League 2014/15 season preview: Liverpool

Southampton, meanwhile, lost most of the core group of players that saw Saints finish eighth in the Premier League last season. Besides the three players that left for Liverpool, Southampton also sold young defenders Calum Chambers and Luke Shaw to Arsenal and Manchester United, respectively. 

More: English Premier League 2014/15 season preview: Southampton

Details on Sunday's match is below: 

Date: Sunday, Aug. 17

Start time: 8:30 a.m. ET

TV: NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra

Live Stream: The match can be streamed live in the United States here.

Tickets: For ticket information, visit Liverpool's official website

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