Monday, 10 December, 2018

Big Match Focus: Tottenham v Liverpool

Roberto Firmino- Roberto Firmino eye injury casts shadow over Liverpool's win over Spurs after Brazilian is taken to Moorfields Eye Hospital Roberto Firmino clashed with Jan Vertonghen at Wembley on Saturday afternoon Credit Getty Images
Sergio Cook | 15 September, 2018, 14:59

"The Champions League - if I was Liverpool, I would kick it into touch", he said in an interview with the Times.

Tottenham won this fixture 4-1 last season in a comfortable victory over Jurgen Klopp's men, but they would need an incredible performance to repeat that feat.

However, an incredible Manchester City stands in their way.

The Merseyside outfit are aiming to be one of the main contenders for the Premier League title this season after they finished in fourth place and without a trophy last term.

"I think both are fantastic players".

Redknapp, who played 240 times for the Reds and 48 games for Spurs, thinks that the home side will find it hard against Jurgen Klopp's boys. His league leaders could put a real marker down if they can bag three points against Spurs. The South Korean has been unavailable for the Tottenham since their opening match of the season at Newcastle due to his participation in the Asian Games.

While Spurs will have home advantage, the Reds have one of the best and most potent attacking unit in Europe. However, Bayer Leverkusen's Julian Brandt could have been the one to come in instead if Klopp had his way, per Walsh.

"How would that work?" We don't play CL or what? And, Klopp admitted in his pre-match press conference that he will have to bank on his entire squad over the next month, in what should be a taxing period for the Reds.

"Gary should come over and tell me exactly how that would work".

"Football changed a lot in the last 30 years, shirts got tighter and the game got quicker, so you can't compare the teams, really". A year ago I don't think even Gary Neville would have said 'let City win in the Champions League.' Sitting in an office talking about football is different to doing the job.

"Also Pep will be going for it. Man City will be going for the Premier League, trying to win it twice in a row, and they will be trying to win the Champions League". I don't know exactly what it means but to focus on one competition can only be if maybe you are already out of the competition almost.

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