Liverpool were not perfect against Racing Genk on Wednesday, but manager Jurgen Klopp would have been delighted with how Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Naby Keita performed in Belgium.
The Reds head into Sunday’s game against Tottenham with four injury concerns. Trent Alexander-Arnold missed the match midweek due to illness and it remains to be seen whether he’ll recover in time for the weekend.
Joel Matip is also a doubt with a knee issue having flared up once again against Manchester United. Xherdan Shaqiri (calf) and Nathaniel Clyne (knee) remain unavailable.
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino believes their 5-0 win over Red Star Belgrade on Tuesday night will give his squad a massive confidence boost ahead of their trip to Anfield.
The London club have already lost three times in the Premier League this season and find themselves ninth in the table. They have two players out of contention for this weekend.
Hugo Lloris dislocated his elbow against Brighton and won’t return until the New Year. Ryan Sessegnon has a hamstring problem and is unlikely to feature on Sunday.
The bookies have made Liverpool heavy favourites for this one with Unibet pricing them at 11/20 for the win. A draw is 7/2 with 888 Sport while a Tottenham victory is 11/2 at Betfred.
Predicted Score – 2-2