Liverpool show how far they've come while Tottenham appear to be stuck

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp and Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino embrace at the final whistle during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley

"We will see, and then we play Paris Saint-Germain-they won yesterday without Neymar and Mbappe, so they can obviously rest players in the league".

"We have, I'm not sure, but maybe an injury with Roberto". That's too complicated; you have to go into the next game and see who you can choose.

"We will see exactly how we can do it", said the Reds manager when asked about possible rotation at his pre-match press conference.

Ex-Liverpool star John Arne Riise has also taken to Twitter to give his reaction to the performance of Jurgen Klopp's side. I only saw the situation from around 60 yards. That's not nice, it's only the job to do sometimes. When we talk about midfielders, you like to use Spanish midfielders like Xavi and Iniesta. We have a good team together so that takes time. "That's what we are working on".

Spurs, meanwhile, have several injury and fitness concerns at the moment.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said Liverpool had been the better side but was disappointed his team were not awarded a penalty for a foul on Son Heung-Min late on.

Spurs, meanwhile, were missing the injured Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli on Saturday - both players would nearly certainly have started if fit - with the other starters from last season's game, Davinson Sanchez, Heung-min Son and Serge Aurier named on the bench.

Hugo Lloris, who won the World Cup with France, is out injured and Tottenham was reliant on Michel Vorm in goal.

Liverpool look and play like a different team to the one that was outplayed at Wembley less than 12 months ago, but Klopp has spent £245m in that time, compared to Pochettino's outlay of £23m on Lucas, his only signing in 2018. I think we are far way in terms of performance. "It will be a very tough opponent", said the Argentinian.

Tottenham's defensive system invited pressure from Liverpool's dynamic front three from the first whistle, while the high deployment of Kieran Trippier and Danny Rose left Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah free to expose the centre back duo.

Despite what appears to be a return to the status quo, however, Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp admitted he was surprised by the change.



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