- Liverpool have beaten Spurs in four of the teams’ last five meetings at Anfield.
- Liverpool have won six out of six Premier League home games this term.
- Liverpool have kept just two clean sheets in their last 10 Premier League fixtures.
- Liverpool have scored exactly two goals in each of their last five encounters with Spurs at Anfield.
Liverpool’s away day struggles continue
Liverpool’s stuttering form away from Merseyside continued on Sunday evening when they were held to a 1-1 draw by relegation candidates Fulham at Craven Cottage.
The champions needed a late and somewhat contentious Mohamed Salah spot-kick to level the scores late on, though their latest setback on the road means the usually relentless Reds rank a staggeringly low 16th in the Premier League based on their away results alone.
Jurgen Klopp’s injury-stricken side remain formidable at Anfield however, and having maintained a 100% winning record there since the start of the 2020/21 campaign, Liverpool will be targeting more success against current league leaders Spurs this week.
Spurs hit blip at Palace
Tottenham held on to top spot after the last round of Premier League fixtures – but only just – after Spurs let a lead slip late on in a 1-1 draw at Crystal Palace.
While Jose Mourinho is certain to have been frustrated by his team’s late capitulation, the division’s early pace setters did at least manage to push their unbeaten record in the league to 11 games.
A trip to Anfield to play champions Liverpool will be another massive test of Tottenham’s staying power and title aspirations however.
Liverpool to harness home advantage
Jose Mourinho loves nothing more than sucking the life out of heavyweight showdowns with his defensive tactical leanings, though we feel his attempts to dig in and defend at Anfield will lead to his team’s undoing this week.
Liverpool have blown hot and cold this season, though the Reds’ remain an incredibly potent force at Anfield, and their six Premier League wins from six there this term lengthened what is now a remarkable 65-game unbeaten streak on their own patch.
The Reds have also beaten Tottenham in four of Spurs’ last five trips to Anfield, and while the host’s have a defensive injury or two to contend with, their fearsome frontline of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino are all fit and firing.
We expect Liverpool to flex their considerable muscle against a Spurs team that will likely be contend to sit deep, though the Reds’ return of just two clean sheets from their last 10 Premier League tests suggest a consolation effort could be on offer for their counter-punching visitors.
With that considered, the Liverpool and both teams to score combination looks an excellent price for Wednesday, while our correct score prediction tips the champions to move up to top spot with a 2-1 victory.
Incredibly, Liverpool scored exactly twice in each of their last five meetings with Spurs at Anfield, and beat Tottenham 2-1 on three separate occasions during the same period. The Reds bagged also two goals in two of their last four Premier League victories at Anfield this term, and another brace should allow Jurgen Klopp’s men to claim three points in Wednesday’s title tussle.
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