By Jonathan Lewis | 17th DEC 2020
Over the years, Tottenham Hotspur have tried hard to win against Liverpool with many failed attempts and some victories it has been a very turbulent experience for the club with the 2020/21 season being no different. In this article, we will be providing you insight into the first and second place clash that took place over the weekend and how this has affected Tottenham’s chances of winning the league.
The Fight For The Top Of The Premier League Table
The Premier League is back for the 2020/21 season and with it comes a lot of excitement for who we think the champions will be, will it be a consecutive win for the outstanding team at Liverpool or will it be Tottenham that will take home the trophy for the first time since winning it in 2008. With Tottenham reaching the table at this early stage in the league, it was looking promising that they may be able to maintain this lead and become champions for this season. This was until the fateful game between these two amazing teams at Anfield that resulted in a 2-1 win for Liverpool on their home turf on the 16th December 2020.
The Performance Of Tottenham In The League So Far
Since the beginning of the League back in October, there has been a very up and down performance for Tottenham. The team have won 2 and drawn 2 of their last 5 games with only one loss putting them at first place in the league table before yesterdays result. This is a huge achievement for the team that has also welcomed back Football Superstar Gareth Bale to the team on a one-year loan from Real Madrid. Despite being yet to play him in several matchups. Mourinho and the team have seemed to gain a confidence boost from this with many seeing a vast improvement in them from last season’s performance. This seems to have echoed for many bookmakers have seen an increase in the number of bets of online real-life bets by 53% between the month of September and October. This is a trend that has been seen across several of the top-rated sites, making them one of the top contenders for the championship this season.
The Performance Of Liverpool In The League So Far
Fresh off the win of the Premier League win the team at Liverpool have the hopes of all their fans riding on their performance this season and they certainly have not disappointed. Liverpool has not lost one of their last 5 games making it through with 2 draws and 3 wins. The results from the match on the 16th December put them at the top of the league table for the 2020/21 season thus far. With many more games left to play, there are several opportunities for the team to head up the top of the table once again and take home the title for the second year in a row.
The Losing Streak At Anfield For Tottenham Hotspur
Over the years, Tottenham has tried hard to win against Liverpool on their home turf with many baring the Tottenham shirt trying and failing, it is a losing streak that still continues for the side. Despite having some of the world’s best players and an outstanding defensive line, the team could not do enough to secure the win at Anfield that they so desperately wanted. Despite this loss, however, the club is still in contention for the championship overall if they keep up their performance at this time. With the fans behind them as well as a strong side with the return of bale to the pitch, this could be the season for Hotspur to come back and win the title under the continued guidance of world-renowned manager Jose Maurino. Where do you think that the team will finish in the league, do you think it will be as champions or can you see some other contenders creeping up the table?
Whether you have been following the league for a long time now or you have been casually tuning in as and when you can, we are sure that you will see some of the best football in the English Premier League the closer that we get to the end of the season. Who do you think will win?
Jonathan Lewis is an MFF Sports Writer