Goals from Roberto Firmino, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Sadio Mane capped a dominant display by Juergen Klopp’s side whose first league win since Dec. 19 sent them back into the top four.
Firmino’s effort in first-half stoppage time ended Liverpool’s barren run of 482 minutes without a league goal.
𝐁𝐈𝐆. 𝐏𝐄𝐑𝐅𝐎𝐑𝐌𝐀𝐍𝐂𝐄. 💪🔴
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Alexander-Arnold doubled their lead in the 47th minute before Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg lashed in his first goal for Tottenham a minute later to give the hosts hope.
Three goals, three points… and a special away performance in the capital ✊🔴Enjoy the highlights from our win at… https://t.co/h6n6HzOr3A
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With Tottenham’s defence unravelling, Mane struck again for Liverpool in the 65th minute and there was no coming back for Jose Mourinho’s side who lost talisman Harry Kane to injury.
A goal, an assist and a BRILLIANT all-round performance 👏@TrentAA is your @carlsberg Man of the Match for #TOTLIV… https://t.co/CY7HDepwFq
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Liverpool’s seventh successive win over Spurs in all competitions moved into fourth spot with 37 points from 20 games, four points behind leaders Manchester City who have played a game less. Tottenham, who could have gone above Liverpool with a win, stay sixth with 33 points.