Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool FC: Starting teams

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Updated: December 15, 2013

We have the starting teams from Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool FC, AVB really needs a victory to sustain a champions league push.

Team News

Jan Vertonghen is out with an ankle injury for Tottenham and Steven Gerard is also missing through injury. @luis16suarez will captain #LFC at White Hart Lane today.

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.

Head-to-head

  • 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

  • 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.


Liverpool

  • 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.

 

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