Liverpool vs Spurs Preview
Watch Liverpool vs Spurs Preview, as Both clubs have a clashing in the Premier league contest where spurs having a tough times in recent games, Liverpool will be aiming for a victory in the contest at Anfield.
The Lilywhites fought back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Manchester United in midweek, one day after the Reds also came from behind to defeat West Ham United 2-1.
Cody Gakpo’s stunner and Joel Matip’s thunderous header cancelled out a sublime opener from Lucas Paqueta, although Jarrod Bowen had a strike ruled out for offside before the officials waved away vociferous protests for a late penalty against Thiago Alcantara for handball.
As David Moyes pulled no punches towards the end of the match, Klopp insisted that he understood his counterpart’s frustration while revelling in his side’s third successive Premier League win, which briefly propelled the Reds into sixth place in the table before they were bumped back down to seventh by Tottenham on Thursday.
The Reds scored at least twice for the fourth Premier League game in a row on Wednesday night, albeit while failing to keep a clean sheet for a fourth match in succession, and Leeds United remain the only team to get the better of Liverpool at Anfield in the top flight this term – only Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United can better the Reds’ 34 points from 15 Premier League home games.
Team news and injury
Still moving forward without long-term absentees Stefan Bajcetic (adductor) and Calvin Ramsay (knee), Liverpool also had to make do without Ibrahima Konate for the win over West Ham due to a few concerns over his workload.
Jurgen Klopp affirmed after the game that the Frenchman was not carrying any sort of injury, though, so he ought to make an immediate return to the backline here – demoting match-winner Matip to the bench in the process – while Roberto Firmino’s muscular problem will not heal in time for Sunday either. Naby Keita might be in with a slim chance of making his comeback from a similar concern, though.
The Reds boss has been loath to drop Curtis Jones and Diogo Jota from the first XI recently, but with the Portuguese taking a knock to the back on Wednesday, Klopp should consider bringing Darwin Nunez back into the fold sometime soon.
Tottenham were also without one of their defensive mainstays for the draw with Man United, as Hugo Lloris sat out with the hip problem that he picked up in the first half of the Newcastle drubbing, and the Frenchman will not be back in between the sticks here.
Yves Bissouma (ankle), Rodrigo Bentancur (ACL), Ryan Sessegnon (hamstring) and Emerson Royal (knee) make up a quartet of known absentees for the visitors, who had Lucas Moura back from a three-game ban on Thursday, but Dejan Kulusevski is first in line for any attacking alterations and should be in with a strong chance of displacing Richarlison.
Liverpool vs Thottenham head-to-head stats
Liverpool have a good record against Tottenham Hotspur and have won 88 out of the 180 matches played between the two teams, as opposed to Tottenham Hotspur’s 48 victories. Liverpool have lost only one of their last 20 games against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League and are unbeaten in this fixture since a 4-1 defeat in 2017.
Tottenham Hotspur have won only two of their last 35 matches away from home against Liverpool in the Premier League, with their previous such victory coming by a 2-0 margin in 2011.
Liverpool have conceded four goals in their last two home games in the Premier League – as many goals as they had conceded in the nine such matches preceding this run.
Tottenham Hotspur have lost three of their last five games away from home in the Premier League – as many defeats as they had suffered in the 16 such games preceding this run.
Liverpool vs spurs prediction
Klopp was left elated with a perceived improvement in his side’s defensive display against West Ham, but the Reds still gave up plenty of chances in midweek and should not hold out hope of a clean sheet against a goal-happy Spurs side.
We would not be surprised to see the net ripple a few times in an Anfield classic as both sides retain ambitions of sneaking into the top four, but despite the manner of their midweek fightback, a trip to Anfield – where they have not won since 2011 – should still be a bridge too far for Tottenham, whose away-day misfortune looks set to continue.