Liverpool will temporarily take the number one spot in the English Premier League if they beat Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Liverpool will temporarily take the number one spot in the English Premier League if they beat Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

The reds are in 2nd place with 82 points and can overtake leaders Man City, who will play Newcastle United on Sunday.

Jurgen Klopp’s side are fresh from booking a spot in the Champions League final following a 3-2 win against Villarreal in midweek.

Spurs on the other hand are in 5th with 61 points after a 3-1 win against Leicester City last time out.

Antonio Conte’s side are still in the pursuit of a top 4 finish that would guarantee them a spot in next season’s Champions League.

Having already won the EFL Cup, Liverpool have an FA Cup final against Chelsea coming up and the final against Real Madrid on May 28 in what will be their 63rd game of the season.

They have only lost once in their last 29 games, a meaningless defeat to Inter Milan in the UCL quarters.

Liverpool have lost only one of their last 18 meetings with Tottenham, winning 12 of those and are hoping to extend their record.

Play here to make your predictions for the mouthwatering encounter.

What time does Liverpool vs Tottenham start?

The game kicks off at 9:45pm Kenyan time at Anfield.

Liverpool vs Tottenham team news

Roberto Firmino is Liverpool’s only injury concern ahead of the weekend clash.

Alisson Becker will start as he seeks to equal Petr Cech’s all-time EPL clean sheet record of 24.

Luis Diaz is set to return to the starting XI in support of Sadio Mane, as Mohamed Salah occupies his usual right flank spot.

Harry Kane has scored 7 goals and assisted twice in 13 EPL meetings with Liverpool, and will lead the attacking line.

Defenders Matt Doherty, Japhet Tanganga and Sergio Reguilon all remained sidelined for the visitors.

Liverpool vs Tottenham head to head

These two sides have gone up against each other 50 times, with the hosts winning half of those games.

Spurs have won 12 and the remaining 13 have ended in a draw, including a 2-2 draw the last time they locked horns.

Liverpool vs Tottenham current form

The reds have won all of their last 5 games prior to this match while Spurs have won 3, lost once and drawn another in that run.

Liverpool vs Tottenham prediction

Both teams are expected to score in this game which has the potential to be a thriller, though Liverpool have more on the line and are favorites to win.

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