This match was supposed to be the first game in the new Tottenham Hotspur stadium. Instead, thanks to issues with the critical safety features, Spurs are back in Wembley Stadium to face Liverpool. That’s not necessarily a bad thing — Spurs pounded the Reds 4-1 at Wembley last season en route to a third place finish.
Tottenham fans are hoping for a similar result today, but they’ll have to do it without two of their key players. Dele Alli and Hugo Lloris both miss the match due to injury, which may result in a tactical switch-up for Mauricio Pochettino as he must find a way to contain Liverpool’s high powered front line of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, and Sadio Mane. The Reds have also only conceded one goal in their opening four games, though World’s Best Defender™ Dejan Lovren is out with an injury. Joe Gomez will replace him.
Spurs have had two weeks to think about this match after their defeat at Watford. A win against the Reds would be a real confidence booster and another milestone result for Spurs in the opening part of this Premier League season.
#THFC: Vorm, Trippier, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose, Dier, Dembele, Winks, Eriksen, Lucas, Kane (C).— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) September 15, 2018
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How to Watch
Date/time: Saturday, September 15, 2018 | 7:30 a.m. (ET), 12:30 p.m. (BST)
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London, UK
TV: NBCSN (USA), Sky Sports Main Event/Premier League (UK), RDS 2, TSN 3/4 (Canada), Optus (Australia), other listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: NBC Sports Live (USA), fubo.tv (free trial)
Radio: Audio streamed at tottenhamhotspur.com. UK - check local listings
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