Salah faces Kane as Liverpool, Spurs battle for top four

Salah faces Kane as Liverpool, Spurs battle for top four

Salah faces Kane as Liverpool, Spurs battle for top four

Their only defeat in the last 14 league and cup games was by 4-1 at Manchester City in December.

They took four points from trips to Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League.

Tottenham's biggest weakness is Liverpool's biggest strength, and as the 4-1 win at Wembley earlier this season proved, the reverse is probably true.

Watch Liverpool take on Tottenham live this Sunday on Sky Sports. We have won more games than all the others, except I think Liverpool. Kane, who wears No.10 rather than No.9 because he considers himself more than a goalscorer, is a very good all-round centre-forward.

Eriksen may not have the goal tally of Kane or Heung-min Son or as many assists as Dele Alli but the Dane is the man who brings it all together for Spurs.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah and Tottenham's Harry Kane have bagged 40 league goals between them this season, with the Spurs striker having scored 21 times to lead the battle for the golden boot by two over Liverpool's Egypt worldwide. Serge Aurier will return to the side in defense, while only Toby Alderweireld and Danny Rose are doubts for Pochettino.

Jamie Carragher has said Van Dijk needs to lose weight and it will be interesting to see if Klopp brings him back in this weekend.

"And we are close to having the squad fully fit, which is good news for us".

Harry Winks, too, is continuing to work on his match fitness after an ankle injury. The visitors are in good form and continued that in their 2-0 victory against Manchester United on Wednesday night.

Lucas joined the Lilywhites from French outfit Paris Saint-Germain on the final day of the transfer window, with a fee of £23m being agreed between the two clubs.

"Spurs showed against Manchester United that they are in good shape at the moment, and they have not lost since their defeat by Manchester City in December". Indeed, this season Liverpool are one of only two sides to be unbeaten at home in the league.

Nathan Dyer of Swansea City tackles Andy Robertson of Liverpool during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Liverpool at Liberty Stadium. Since Pochettino joined Tottenham in 2014, their record away against the rest of the Big Six is played 18, won 1, drawn 6, lost 11.

Mohamed Salah could become the first Liverpool player ever to score 20 Premier League goals in less than 27 games (Fernando Torres and Daniel Sturridge), with 19 in 24 so far. Three days later Poch's troops resume their Champions League challenge - with the away leg of their last 16 showdown against Italian giants Juventus.

If selected, there will be no room for rust, given his opponent is likely to be the razor-sharp Harry Kane.

The England global also has 18 goals in his last 13 top-flight away games.

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