Liverpool,Premier League,Tottenham HotspurLiverpool boosted their hopes of winning the Premier League title for the first time in 29 years after they defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday reports Completesports.com.
Robert Firimino thumping header in the 16th minute gave the Reds the lead but a simple tap in from Lucas Moura restored parity for Tottenham but an own goal from Toby Alderweireld in additional time secured a crucial win for the Jurgen Klopp’s men.
Spurs could have made it even worse for Juergen Klopp’s side five minutes from the end but Moussa Sissoko blasted over at the end of a dangerous counter-attack.
Tottenham captain and goalkeeper Hugo Lloris parried out a back post header from Mohamed Salah but the ball struck the Belgian central defender and rolled over the line.
The win moves Liverpool back to the top of the EPL with six games left to play.
Liverpool are on 79 points with Manchester City, who won at Fulham on Saturday, on 77 points but with a game in hand.
The defeat was Tottenham, fourth loss in five in the Premier League and are now locked in a serious battle to secure a top-four finish.Copyright © 2020 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.