Tottenham and Liverpool have had a tough time this season, and both could do with a win when they meet at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday.
Spurs have lost to Manchester United and Newcastle United in recent weeks, but they managed to seal a stunning win over Marseille in the Champions League to top their group.
Spurs are still third in the league despite their recent wobble and a win over the Reds would see them take a 13-point lead over their rivals at the weekend.
Meanwhile, Jurgen Klopp’s side have lost back-to-back league games and need a win in north London to close the gap to the top four.
Liverpool ended Napoli’s unbeaten run in midweek with a hard-fought 2-0 victory at Anfield.
They will be encouraged that Tottenham have not beaten them since 2017 in the Premier League.
Tottenham vs Liverpool: Date and how to follow
This Premier League clash is set to take place on Sunday, November 6.
Kick-off at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.
The match will be shown on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League, with coverage from 4pm.
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talkSPORT will have live updates throughout the afternoon and talkSPORT.com will have a live blog of the action.
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Tottenham vs Liverpool: team news
The hosts will be without Heung-min Son after suffering a broken eye socket in a sickening clash against Marseille.
Cristian Romero and Richarlison are also recovering from their respective injuries.
Lucas Moura is also currently playing with injections to relieve heel pain.
Dejan Kulusevski and Rodrigo Bentancur have also returned to first-team training.
Meanwhile for the visitors, James Milner left with a concussion against Napoli and is out but captain Jordan Henderson will be available.
Diogo Jota, Luis Diaz, Naby Keita and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain all remain on the sidelines, while Joel Matip is also still a doubt.
Tottenham vs Liverpool: what was said?
Jurgen Klopp: “It’s a huge game for us.
“I haven’t counted the points difference between us, but we can’t be picky where we get points, but it’s tough.
“They are well organized in defence. The counterattack is a huge thing. You have seen their offensive power.
“They’ve been scoring goals in the final minutes lately, so we’re ready for a confident and strong opponent.
“What can I say, I never thought before going to Tottenham ‘this is the right time to face Tottenham’. It will be tough, but that’s what we all want.
“It’s like a Champions League game in the Premier League and that’s how we’re going to approach it.”
Tottenham vs Liverpool: Facts of the Match
- Tottenham are winless in their last nine Premier League games against Liverpool (D3 L6), since a 4-1 win in October 2017. Only once in their league history have they gone 10 without a win against the Reds , doing so between 1971 and 1976. (D3 L7).
- Liverpool have only managed to score in one of their last 20 Premier League meetings with Tottenham (0-0 in October 2015), while they have lost just one of their last 19 against Spurs (W12 D6).
- It’s the first time Tottenham have faced Liverpool while above them in the table since December 2020, with the Reds winning 2-1 at Anfield thanks to Roberto Firmino’s 90th-minute winner. It’s the first time they have hosted them as they are above them in the table since a 4-1 victory in October 2017, which was also their last Premier League victory against them.
- Spurs have won more points from dropping positions than any other Premier League side this season (10), going 2-0 down to beat Bournemouth last time out. Since Antonio Conte took charge, only Liverpool themselves (24) have taken more points behind their backs than Spurs (21), with this game almost a year to the day since the Premier League opener. ‘Italian at the helm (0-0 v Everton, 7th November 2021).
- Heading into this weekend’s games, only Southampton and West Ham (9) have conceded the opening goal more often than Liverpool (8) in the Premier League this season, with the Reds having already lost twice as many league games this season (4) while they did in 2021-22 (2).
- Only one of Tottenham’s last 35 home league games have been drawn (W24 L10) – 2-2 against Liverpool in December last season. Spurs lost 2-1 to Newcastle in their last league game at home, ending an eight-game winning streak at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
- Liverpool have lost their last two away league matches, their last consecutive defeat between February and April 2012 (4). They are still winless in five away league matches this season (D2 L3), the latest having the longest winless streak on the road since the start of a campaign in 2006-07 (7).
- Liverpool have taken more shots than any other Premier League side this season (212). However, their conversion rate of 10.9% is their lowest on a single campaign since 2015-2016 (10%).
- Tottenham’s Son Heung-min scored in his last two Premier League appearances against Liverpool, home and away against the Reds last season – no Spurs player has ever scored three times in a row against the Reds in the competition.
- Hugo Lloris has featured in each of Tottenham’s last 99 Premier League games, the longest current streak of any player in the division. He could become the second player to play 100 consecutive Premier League games exclusively for Spurs, after Ian Walker (105 between November 1994 and May 1997).
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