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How Liverpool could line up against Tottenham Hotspur

Ahead of Saturday's Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool, Sports Mole looks at how the Reds could line up at Wembley.

Liverpool will be looking to banish the memories of last season's trip to Wembley when they take on Tottenham Hotspur at the national stadium on Saturday lunchtime.

The Reds were initially scheduled to be the first visitors to Tottenham's new stadium, but delays in the construction mean that they will again face off at Wembley - the scene of a chastening 4-1 defeat in the corresponding fixture last term.

Alongside the prospect of revenge is the opportunity to extend their best-ever start to a Premier League season, having gone into the international break top of the table courtesy of four wins from four so far.

Jurgen Klopp made just one change to his starting lineup in those opening four games, and here Sports Mole looks at how his side could line up at Wembley this weekend.



Possible LIV XI vs. TOT
Out: Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (knee), Dejan Lovren (pelvic)
Doubtful: Adam Lallana (groin), Simon Mignolet (hand)

Consistency in team selection has been the order of the day for Liverpool so far, and Klopp is again unlikely to make major alterations to his side for this match.

Jordan Henderson replacing Naby Keita is the only change to a starting lineup so far, and the Liverpool skipper is expected to keep his place against Spurs - although Keita could return for the impressive Georginio Wijnaldum.

With Lovren now expected to be sidelined for more than a month longer than initially hoped, there are no plans to tinker with a defence which has conceded just one goal so far - marshalled by Virgil van Dijk.

That solitary goal was the fault of Alisson Becker, but the Brazilian remains the undisputed number one and will retain the gloves despite his mistake in the win over Leicester City.

The front three also picks itself when everyone is fully fit, with Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Premier League joint top-scorer Sadio Mane leading the line.

> Click here to see how Spurs could line up for this fixture

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Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Ham United on August 13, 2018
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27212474205465
2Liverpool26205159154465
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs26200654252960
4Manchester UnitedMan Utd26156552351751
5Arsenal26155653371650
6Chelsea26155645291650
7Watford2711793935440
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2611693433139
9West Ham UnitedWest Ham27106113540-536
10Everton2796123639-333
11Bournemouth26103133747-1033
12Leicester CityLeicester2695123134-332
13Crystal Palace2676132734-727
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2676132839-1127
15Burnley2676132947-1827
16Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2667132234-1225
17Cardiff CityCardiff2774162552-2725
18Southampton2659122844-1624
19Fulham2745182661-3517
20Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2625191448-3411

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