Liverpool players put too much pressure on themselves — Georginio Wijnaldum

Victory in the late kickoff would see Spurs cut Chelsea's lead to six points before the Blues travel on Sunday to face a Burnley side who are proving formidable at home this season. "That gave us a good feeling".

"We can not fail in this area of the game", Pochettino said.

Some Liverpool fans feared that Klopp would deploy Lucas Leiva, a defensive midfielder by trade, alongside Joel Matip in central defence for the second match running. We need to solve that issue really.

"The whole team were poor".

Goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris, whose saves spared Tottenham a drubbing, made no excuses. "We need to be clever, to be strong, to analyse, to find out why and to change", the Argentinian said. So, needless to say, every win going forward counts, starting with the clash about to take place at Anfield.

"They were better than us and fully deserved to win".

Needless to say, Lucas's response went down well with Liverpool supporters on Twitter...

"I'm always trying to get on the scoresheet and that doesn't always happen". With that kind of advantage within their grasp, Klopp knew that this was not the time for mind games other than to suggest that it is not impossible that they could still be caught.

The smiles were back at Anfield on Saturday and none was wider than Sadio Mane's. "It was hard to defend against us in the first half, we had four or five players in the area, it was like the early part of the season".

Now City moved to 6-0 in Caballero's PL starts this season after a pair of big stops on Monday, and he's got two clean sheets in his last three outings.

It was the manner of the defeat - only second-placed Tottenham's third of the season - that was most concerning though as they appeared overwhelmed by the occasion.

"Of course we missed him in January, anyone would, but that's only part of the truth".

"Everyone was waiting for a game like this".

Mane was denied a hat-trick by Lloris 23 minutes in from a bullet drive towards the corner, just moments after picking out the side-netting when again played through on goal.

  • Julie Sanders