Liverpool 2-1 Southampton: Brendan Rodgers praises Reds desire

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Liverpool had desire in abundance - Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers praises his side's will to win after they overcame Southampton 2-1, and believes the Reds' performances will improve as the season goes on.

Raheem Sterling's first-half strike was cancelled out by Nathaniel Clyne, but the home side still claimed an opening-weekend win thanks to Daniel Sturridge's 79th minute goal.

Liverpool have now scored in all but one of their last 29 Premier League games.