On Saturday, May 7, as part of the 36th round of the English Premier League, Liverpool will host Tottenham Hotspur. The meeting will take place at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool. The match starts at 21:45 Kyiv time. The Reds are fighting for the English title, the Spurs are trying to take a place in the top 4.
Liverpool, after a difficult, but, nevertheless, successful match with Villarreal (3:2) in the Champions League reached the final of the tournament. After this match, the team claims an impressive achievement. The Reds have won the English League Cup, reached the finals of the Champions League and the FA Cup, and are also in contention for the league title. Thus, Liverpool can finish the season by winning four competitions.
In the Premier League standings, Jurgen Klopp’s wards are in second place, one point behind leaders Manchester City – 82 points for the Merseysiders against 83 for the “citizens”. The team is set up as much as possible for the decisive stage of the season, there are three matches left to play in the championship, of which Tottenham is the most formidable opponent. Liverpool are playing well at home, winning 12 consecutive Premier League home games with an impressive 35-2 aggregate score.
Forward Sadio Mane is in top form, having scored 21 goals for Liverpool this season and is in contention for the Ballon d’Or.
“Tottenham” with the arrival of Antonio Conte has not lost its mentality, the team is still without trophies in the season and is far from fighting for the title. Right now, the main battle for Spurs is a place in the Champions League zone. Spurs are two points behind fourth-placed Arsenal. For Tottenham, the Liverpool game is also the toughest game left. Londoners in the remaining games will meet with Burnley and Norwich.
The second half of April was unsuccessful for the London club. Tottenham lost to Brighton and also failed to beat Brentford. Loss of points is not with the strongest opponents. The team closed this defeat by confidently beating Leicester (3:1).
Forecast for confrontation
Bookmakers give Liverpool more chances to win. The success of the Merseysiders is estimated at a coefficient of 1.48, the victory of Tottenham at 6.60 through the Parimatch line. Our bet is under two goals for 4.14.
May 7, Saturday
|Liverpool – Tottenham|
|Liverpool. Anfield Stadium. 21:45|
|TV broadcast on Setanta Sports Ukraine channel|
|Forecast Sport.ua – 1: 0|