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Tottenham take on Liverpool in what could be the clash of the weekend. The two clubs are separated by only three points but the Reds have a 100% win record after four games.

Spurs were beaten by Watford in the previous game but they must play well to get the better of Liverpool.

The Reds were comprehensively beaten by Spurs the last time they came to Wembley. And it would be great if we can repeat that performance on Saturday.

Tottenham do have some injury concerns as Hugo Lloris missed the loss against Watford. Dele Alli also picked up a slight knock during international duty.

Spurs need to play their best XI to beat the Reds and here is our predicted line-up for Mauricio Pochettino’s side.

Predicted Tottenham XI

Manager: Mauricio Pochettino

Formation: 3-5-2

Michel Vorm (GK)

Lloris missed the last game and didn’t participate in the international break due to an injury. Thus, Vorm should continue between the sticks against the Reds.

Davinson Sanchez (CB)

Sanchez has been a quality signing for us since joining from Ajax and he must be smart to avoid getting exploited by the Liverpool defence.

Davinson Sanchez

Toby Alderweireld (CB)

The Belgian seems to be enjoying his football at Spurs and should start alongside his countryman.

Jan Vertonghen (CB)

Vertonghen is one of the best defenders in the world and the former Ajax star will be up against one of the best attacks in the league.

Kieran Trippier (RWB)

Trippier’s stock is rising with every game and the Englishman will be an important outlet for our attack against Liverpool.

Eric Dier (CM)

The English midfielder would have a crucial role to play in stifling Liverpool’s midfield. Dier must snuff out the likes of Jordan Henderson and James Milner – something he is more than capable of doing.

Christian Eriksen (CM)

The Danish star hasn’t hit the heights of last season but we need him to be at his best to beat Liverpool.

Son Heung-min (CM)

Alli was another player that picked up a knock while on international duty and with Son returning to the squad, we should see the South Korean start.

Danny Rose (LWB)

Rose was a star for England in their game against Switzerland and Mauricio Pochettino must play the Englishman on Saturday ahead of Ben Davies.

Harry Kane (ST)

Kane needs to find his scoring boots after a couple of goals in four games. However, he usually finds his feet in September and was a thorn for the Reds defence last season.

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Lucas Moura (ST)

The Brazilian has been in fine form since the start of the season and hopefully, he will score against the Reds on Saturday.

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Tottenham stadium update: New pitch to be laid out in October

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Tottenham’s new stadium saw artificial lighting for the pitch being tested in the past week. The moveable lights are expected to help the pitch grow but there was no grass on the surface as per the video.

Football.london claims that the new pitch could be laid as early as October. The report adds that construction firm Mace revealed at a “Business Community Liaison Group” at Lilywhite House that the pitch would be laid in October.

The report adds that the dates for the test events would be revealed a month ahead of their schedule. The construction firm and club are certain that there would be no more delays regarding these events.

Football.london further claimed that an artificial NFL pitch has been installed at the base of our new home.

The latest revelations are good news for Tottenham fans who have been waiting for the stadium to be completed.

We all know that our first visitors were supposed to be Liverpool and we have been playing our Premier League home games at Wembley so far. Tottenham did play all their home games at Wembley last season as well and so, playing at this venue shouldn’t be a problem for the team.

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The same stadium will be our home for the Champions League group clashes. However, Stadium MK has been selected as the venue for our Carabao Cup clash against Watford on Wednesday.

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This Tottenham star pushed club to secure Stadium MK for Carabao Cup clash

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Tottenham will play their Carabao Cup Third Round clash against Watford at Stadium MK. The decision was taken with the help of the FA as Wembley is unavailable on Wednesday.

This would be our second home stadium this season after Wembley. Stadium MK will hold special memories for Dele Alli as we signed the youngster from MK Dons a few years ago.

The Englishman has become a crucial player for us and the midfielder spoke about returning to his old stomping ground.

The 22-year-old claimed that he tried to push the stadium to be selected for the clash against Watford.

Alli added that he was excited as the rest of the Tottenham players would visit Stadium MK. The 22-year-old had even hyped up the venue to his teammates.

It isn’t easy to make it to the top level and Alli added that his initial aim was to break into the first-team at MK Dons and then take it from there.

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We moved swiftly to sign the youngster back then and it has paid off really well. The attacking midfielder hasn’t been brilliant for us in the ongoing campaign but the Carabao Cup clash in his old home could be the spark he needs.

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“Helped me fall back in love with Spurs”, “Warrior” – Some Tottenham fans love former player’s tweet

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Former Tottenham star Ryan Mason’s football career came to a premature end after he picked up a skull fracture while playing for Hull City.

The former Spurs was facing Chelsea and hung his boots in 2018 but is adored by many fans.

Now 27, the midfielder shared a video of him scoring a goal for us four years ago and what a strike it was from the Englishman.

This was Mason’s first goal for Spurs and it came in a League Cup fixture against Nottingham Forest.

The midfielder might not have been the most gifted player ever but he always gave 100% on the pitch and his move to Hull City, unfortunately, did not work out.

Mason played for numerous clubs in the English system, serving stints at Millwall, Yeovil Town and Doncaster Rovers.

The former Spurs star also had one cap for the England national side in 2015 and a number of fans tweeted their love for the player after his post.

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