It feels like Groundhog Day writing about Liverpool’s upcoming fixture. Bar one decent performance against Chelsea, the Reds have been poor and we’ll all been looking at the next game as a chance to turn things around.
That’s no different this week either after the humiliating 2-0 loss away to Hull City and in the space of a month, the Reds have gone from title challengers to a side scrapping to finish in the Champions League places.
One of the sides who are currently in the top four are Tottenham, an in form side who are the visitors to Anfield on Saturday evening.
Liverpool’s recent record against Spurs is excellent but both sides come into the game feeling completely different. Tottenham are second in the table and are on a good run, where as, as I’ve mentioned, Jurgen Klopp’s side can’t seem to buy a win.
So, which XI will the manager select to try and earn his first league win of 2017? Here’s what I think: