Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool - Football Match Report

Tottenham Hotspur face a tough task returning to winning ways when they host Premier League leaders Liverpool on Saturday.

The Reds are expected to be in the mix for domestic honours in 2018-19, with a summer of big-spending having delivered a faultless start to the campaign. Our live coverage lets you follow all the key moments as they happen.

That is bad enough for Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino but worse was to come when Alli picked up a hamstring knock while on England duty, and that means he will play no part against the Reds, who head to Wembley with a 100% record in the league this season. Find out by following our live matchcast.

"The onus is also on Tottenham after their result against Watford so I think Liverpool will be comfortable in giving Spurs the ball, but when they win it back they'll get at them".

It was the first away Premier League goal for Wijnaldum and it was confirmed by goal-line technology, with referee Michael Oliver pointing to his wrist amid objections by Tottenham players.

They came close to ending that wait last season, but were beaten in the Champions League final by Real Madrid.

He said: "If Saturday we play in the same way - I don't say performance, because the performance was not bad against Watford - but if we do it the same way, rather than take off players, I will be on the phone to say, 'Houston, we have a problem!'"

'But all I can tell you as a player is I am happy when a player like Virgil [van Dijk] signs and walks into the dressing room because then you think, "yeah, we can really achieve something with this team".

"They are two completely different players", Pochettino said.

"It is a big misunderstanding that we will plan for the game tomorrow and [also] think about the game after and the game after". We have a good team together so that takes time.

Fabinho has only once been in the matchday squad for a Premier League game since his £39 million ($52m) move from Monaco.

Lamela pulled one back in added time for Spurs, who were supposed to open their new stadium with the game before it was pushed back by construction delays.

"What did he say about Manchester United in that case?"

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