French trio starts, 23 years to keep the pitch: Predicted Spurs XI versus Liverpool – originally published on Sportslens.com
Tottenham Hotspur travels to Anfield tomorrow to join the joint leaders of the English Premier League to face Liverpool and coach Jose Mourinho want to leave Merseyside with all three points.
Spurs' last win at Anfield came in 2011 and they have only won once in their last 17 meetings with the Reds.
Both teams started the 2020-21 league campaign on an impressive note: they won seven games, played four games and lost one game each. Spurs are only leaders due to their better defensive record.
Mourinho's men have conceded 10 league goals – the fewest in the top division – and scored 24 goals, while Liverpool scored 18 goals and scored 27 goals – the most in the division.
Liverpool's attack and Spurs' defense will stand their toughest test to date tomorrow The game should dec
Tottenham can make a letter of intent in the early title race with a win at Jürgen Klopp's side, and Liverpool will try to prove references and keep their title defense alive.
Tottenham will likely do without Gareth Bale as the Real Madrid loanee did not train with the rest of the squad yesterday.
The Welshman missed Sunday's 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace due to illness and may not be available for tomorrow's trip to Liverpool.
Injured Erik Lamela is not approaching full fitness, while Japhet Tanganga is not an option and will spend the next two to three weeks on the sidelines after injuring his shoulder against Royal Antwerp last Thursday in the Europa League .
Despite the 1-1 draw at Selhurst Park, Mourinho will likely stay at the same st Arting XI out of the game, but he could face a selection headache when Giovani Lo Celso pushes for a starting place.
Predicted Spurs XI
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