Five key stats you need to know ahead of Liverpool vs. Spurs
Liverpool host Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League’s Saturday evening kick-off desperate to pick up their first Premier League victory of 2017. The Reds have won only one game this calendar year, a stodgy FA Cup replay victory over lowly Plymouth of League Two.
They’ve been cut adrift of the title race and risk falling out of the top four if their results don’t start picking up soon.
Spurs visit knowing a victory will close the gap on Chelsea, at least until Sunday when the Blues are next in league action. Mauricio Pochettino’s side now look like the team most likely to put any sort of dent into Chelsea’s title aspirations – although even they will find it tough, currently nine points behind the Blues.
It’s all set to be an intriguing match-up and is undoubtedly the biggest tie of the weekend – which is why it’s Football FanCast’s Fixture in Focus. Here are FIVE must know stats ahead of kick-off…