Tottenham TOT Kane (13'), Son (74')
2-2 FT
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Premier League Gameweek 18
Dec 19, 2021 KO: 16:30

Tottenham - Liverpool

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London
Referee: Paul Tierney
Kane 13'  
  35' Diogo Jota
  69' Robertson
Son 74'  

Match preview

Still no Van Dijk? - How Liverpool could line up against Tottenham

Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho are still waiting on Covid test results to see if they can feature for Liverpool this weekend

Liverpool face a waiting game to see if key players Virgil van Dijk and Fabinho will be able to play against Tottenham in the Premier League.

Van Dijk and Fabinho missed the midweek victory over Newcastle on Thursday as they await the results of a PCR Covid test.

As late as Friday afternoon, Jurgen Klopp explained that he was still unsure as to whether the duo would be available.

At the moment, it appears Sunday may come too soon.

Harvey Elliott remains out with a serious ankle injury, while Nat Phillips, Curtis Jones and Adrian are also sidelined.

Alisson will start in goal behind a likely back four of Trent Alexander-Arnold, Joel Matip, Ibrahima Konate and Andy Robertson.

Alexander-Arnold scored a Goal of the Month contender against Newcastle, firing in a screamer from 30 yards.

If Fabinho is still out, expect Jordan Henderson, Thiago and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to continue in midfield.

There was some positive squad news during the week for Klopp as Roberto Firmino returned to action following a calf injury, but he will probably remain on the bench against Tottenham as he gets back to full fitness.

That means another start each for Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Diogo Jota.

Predicted Liverpool XI v Tottenham

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  Average Match Rating  
6.9
  Home  
8.2
6.6
  Away  
7.4
6.8
  Total  
7.8

Match statistics

Tottenham
Statistics
Liverpool
Games Played
20
20
 
Results
 
Wins
12
16
Draws
1
3
Losses
7
1
 
Goals Scoring
 
Goals Scored
27
58
Goals Per Game
1.35
2.90
More > 2.5 Goals
12
15
More > 3 Goals
5
12
Scored First in a Match
10
17
Scored Both Halves
5
13
Won More > 1 Goal
4
12
 
Other
 
Goals Conceded
26
16
Did Not Score
5
0
Both Teams Scored
8
9
Kept Clean Sheet
8
11
Won Without Conceding
7
11
Games Played
20
20
 
Possession
 
Touches
676
796
Possession
52
64
Passes
481
609
 
Attacking
 
Total Shots
11
17
Shots on Target
5.06
6.40
Goals out of Shots
0.11
0.18
Crosses
17
21
Offsides
2.43
1.94
Penalties
0.05
0.10
 
Defensive
 
Clean Sheets
0.40
0.55
Tackles Won
9.38
6.63
Clearances
19
14
Interceptions
9.53
10
Own Goals
0.10
0.05
Aerials Won
16
16
Total Shots Conceded
14
8.00
Shots on Target Conceded
4.10
3.05
Goals out of Shots Conceded
0.10
0.10
 
Discipline
 
Fouls
10
11
Yellow Cards
1.55
1.30
Red Cards
0.00
0.00

Injuries

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In suspension danger

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