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Klopp’s team lost to Swansea (0:1) the away match and left the
national Cup, having conceded at home to the last team of the EPL
West Bromwich Albion with the score (2:3).
round the Reds had won over Huddersfield (3:0) and for the first time
for 7 last meetings played “on zero” in defense. We don’t
know, whether it is coincidence or not, but with Ragnar Klavan
Liverpool missed only 5 goals in 7 meetings. As soon as the Estonian
has got the trauma the team’s actions in defense fell down and it
missed 8 times in four matches.
average Liverpool has scored almost 3 goals per match in the last 8
rounds of the Premier League. Only in two games out of 9 last matches
Klopp’s football players didn’t manage to score any goal at all. The
truth is that in both cases they have scored 2 expected goals
according to advanced statistics.
match the Spurs really were stronger than the star Manchester United
(2:0). And even the goal on the 11
second didn’t change the plan for a game from Mauricio Pochettino —
his players continued to pressure and to threaten regularly the gates
of de Gea.
shots and 6 hits were made by Tottenham during the match against the
Red Devils. But more interesting fact is another statistics — the
quality of a positional play near the penalty area of the rivals.
players of the attack from the London team weren’t afraid to take the
initiative. But such manner is very energy-intensive that in the
light of the forthcoming playoffs of the Champions League can create
Tottenham additional problems.
the Spurs the future opponent is one of the least convenient during
the era of Pochettino. At 11 meetings only one victory was gained –
the last match at the moment (4:1). With Klopp Liverpool only once
hadn’t managed to get the gates of Tottenham during the debut match
(0:0) of the German expert against Londoners.
to win 2.05
is difficult to expect that the Spurs for the second match in a row
will show miracles of endurance and will pressure the Reds on their
half of the field. Besides it is difficult to turn similar trick
which the team which generally act in the style of rapid
counter-attacks. Nevertheless, Klavan’s absence makes the chances of
Tottenham to score a goal rather big. But at the same time Liverpool
certainly will score and more than once. We consider the optimum
betting choice – over.
Our tip: Over 2.5 – odds 1.67 Betfair
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