Liverpool is one point behind Manchester City with 4 games remaining on the 2021-22 Premier League schedule. The Reds will have to win all of their remaining matches and hope that the Citizens will fail to do the same.
Liverpool is having a great season both in the Champions League and in the domestic competitions and is still on a pace to win four titles this season.
The Reds are currently second in the Premier League standings with 82 points, one less than Manchester City. They have won 25 of 34 Premier League games this season with 7 draws and 2 losses.
Liverpool had a nine-point deficit recently to Manchester City but with a great run in the past couple of months, they are back in the championship race.
The Reds have won 4 of the last 5 Premier League games, keeping a clean sheet in the last three. They are coming off a 1-0 road win over Newcastle United last week. Liverpool dominated the game at St. James Park having 66% of the possession and 10 shots on target. Naby Keita’s goal in the 19th minute was enough for another three points for the Reds.
Previously, Liverpool defeated Everton by 2-0 and Manchester United by 4-0 at Anfield.
The Reds are visiting Villarreal on Tuesday in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semifinals. The Reds won 2-0 at home in the first leg.
Liverpool had a dominant season in the Champions League as they won all six games in the Group stage against Atletico Madrid, Porto and Milan. In the quarterfinals, they defeated Benfica 3-1 on the road and then played 3-3 on Anfield to advance to the semifinals. Previously they eliminated Inter as both teams won on the road but the Reds did that with a larger differential.
The Tottenham Hotspurs are having a decent season in the English Premier League but if the season will be considered a successful one will depend on whether they will reach a Championship berth for the next season or not.
Tottenham is currently in the fifth spot in the standings with 61 points, two less than Arsenal and six more than West Ham United. The Spurs have 19 wins, 11 losses and 4 draws so far in the season.
They have won three of the last five games in the Premier League and are coming off a 3-1 win over Leicester City. Heung-Min Son scored twice for the Spurs after Harry Kane broke the tie in the first half.
The Spurs have failed to win in the previous two games, playing 0-0 against Brentford on the road and losing 0-1 at home to Brighton. The two previous games, Tottenham played their best football of the season winning 4-0 on the road against Aston Villa and 5-1 at home against Newcastle.
When it comes to road games, Tottenham has 8 wins in 17 matches with 6 losses and 3 draws. They have scored 25 goals and allowed 20. Tottenham has won 3 of the last 5 road games, the above mentioned against Aston Villa and 2-0 against Brighton and 4-0 against Leeds United.
Our tip for the Liverpool vs. Tottenham game
Liverpool is having a dramatic finish of the season as they are coming of the second leg match against Villarreal in the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League. The Reds w have no chance of slowing down if they want to keep the pace with Manchester City and stay in the title race until the very end of the season.
Liverpool will have a tough task this week as the Spurs are visiting Anfield. These two teams met in the UEFA Champions League finals in 2019 which added some fuel to their rivalry. Tottenham needs this win to jump keep their hopes alive for a Champions League berth next season. Liverpool has won 7 of the last 8 games against Tottenham with their last encounter, the first of this season, finishing 2-2.
Tottenham is a team that can beat anybody on a good day and may benefit from the Reds’ schedule. Still, Jurgen Klopp’s team is playing on the highest possible level and will find a way to win this game and stay in the run for another EPL title.