Revealed: The three Liverpool stars Spurs fans want at the Lane
Liverpool vs. Spurs this weekend should be an intriguing clash. The north and south duo have spent much of the Premier League era in different areas of the table, but the gap between the two has closed dramatically over the past few years to the point that the Lilywhites are now, arguably, just ahead of the Reds in terms of overall quality.
As is expected, matches between the two are pretty close-run affairs nowadays. Indeed, the last three league meetings between the clubs have ended in draws, with Liverpool’s 9-0 aggregate battering of the Londoners during the 2013/14 season a massive outlier.
Jurgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino both favour high-tempo, intense football with much of their play coming thorough the centre of the pitch, so it’s intriguing to think about which players from either side of the divide would function well for their rivals.
With that in mind we put the question to Spurs fans ahead of the match – our Fixture in Focus at Football FanCast – and the results are now in. Interestingly, the likes of Roberto Firmino and Jordan Henderson were overlooked…