We have the starting teams from Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool FC, AVB really needs a victory to sustain a champions league push.
Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris; Walker, Capoue, Dawson, Naughton; Paulinho, Sandro; Lennon, Dembele, Chadli; Soldado SUBS Friedel, Fryers, Holtby, Lamela, Townsend, Sigurdsson, Defoe.
Liverpool FC: Mignolet, Flanagan, Sakho, Skrtel, Johnson, Allen, Lucas, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Suarez. SUBS Jones, Kelly, Agger, Toure, Moses, Aspas, Alberto.
- Liverpool beat Tottenham for the first time in six matches when they last met in March.
- The Reds have lost on their last six visits to White Hart Lane. Four of those defeats have been by a 2-1 scoreline.
- Liverpool have scored four own goals at White Hart Lane, the joint-highest figure of any team at a particular ground in Premier League history (along with Southampton at St James’ Park and West Ham at Anfield).
- Tottenham have 27 points after 15 games, a tally they have only bettered once before in the Premier League (in the 2011-12 season).
- They are one of only three clubs, along with Swansea and Aston Villa, to have won more league games away than at home this season.
- Spurs have won just one of their last five league matches at White Hart Lane.
- They have scored seven goals in seven matches at home this season – only Aston Villa have scored fewer.
- Spurs and Newcastle are the only two teams yet to score more than twice in a league game this season.
- They are 11 points and 15 goals better off than at the same stage of last season.
- However, they have managed just one clean sheet in their last 12 league matches.
- The Reds have scored 14 goals from set pieces this season, more than any other team in the Premier League.
- The injured Steven Gerrard has provided six goal assists this season, the joint highest amount in the top flight with Mesut Ozil.
- Luis Suarez has scored 12 times in his last seven league appearances.