Accurate prediction for the Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool match on 19 December 2021. Tottenham take on Liverpool at home in the 18th round of the English Championship. All odds and statistics for the match can be found at 1xbet nigeria.
Tottenham to take to the pitch for the first time in 2 weeks
Antonio Conte’s side sit seventh in the league table with 25 points. The Londoners have 8 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses in 14 meetings.
Tottenham are back in the AFL after a two-week lay-off. “Spurs have not played since December 5 because of a coronavirus epidemic that has affected the main team players and club staff.
Due to COVID-19, two league games against Brighton and Leicester have been postponed. In addition, Spurs’ decisive game in the Conference League group stage against French side Rennes was cancelled.
Liverpool have won their last eight meetings in all competitions
Jurgen Klopp’s team sit second in the APL table with 40 points after 17 games. The Reds have 12 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss.
Liverpool have only been victorious since their 2-3 defeat by West Ham in London on 7 November. Klopp’s winning streak in the APL and Champions League has reached the eight-match mark.
On 16 December, the Merseysiders drew 3-1 at home to relegated bottom side Newcastle. Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah and Trent Alexander-Arnold scored for Liverpool.
The Reds have beaten Spurs in 7 games in a row
Liverpool have become an insurmountable obstacle for the team from London in recent years. Tottenham have not known a win over the Merseysiders since October 2017 (4-1) and have suffered defeats in the last 7 meetings in all competitions.
This unlucky streak for the Spurs includes two meetings in the previous AFL campaign. On 16 December 2020, Klopp’s men beat the Magpies at Anfield (2-1) and on 28 January, they demolished Tottenham at home (3-1).
Coronavirus will have an impact on the squads
Spurs will play without injured defender Cristian Romero, while his defensive partner Sergio Regillon could miss the match due to a muscle injury. The appearance of six players who have tested positive for the coronavirus is also in doubt. That list includes defender Emerson, midfielders Lucas Moura, Oliver Skipp, Brian Heale and strikers Son Heung-min and Dane Scarlett.
Liverpool have goalkeeper Adrian, defender Nathaniel Phillips and midfielder Harvey Elliott in the sidelines while forward Divock Origi has yet to fully heal a knee injury.
Prediction and bet: Liverpool win and total more than 1.5
The coronavirus epidemic has knocked Tottenham out of their competitive rhythm. The match against Liverpool will be a serious test of strength for a stretched, losing few Spurs players. The Merseysiders are on the move, and even the loss of their key players did not slow down Klopp’s machine in the game against Newcastle United. There is a good chance that the Reds will extend their winning streak.
The opponents should score at least two goals. A total of more than 1.5 has been scored in 9 of the 10 head-to-head games in the AFL. Furthermore, it has been registered in 15 of Liverpool’s 17 matches in this competition.