Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham, RESULT: Mohamed Salah scores penalty to secure vital win as table-top players restore six-point lead
- Liverpool defeated Tottenham 2-1 to restore the six-point lead over the top
- Harry Kane bent down to go home after Heung-min Son hit the woodwork
- Jordan Henderson equalized for Liverpool early in the second half
- Mohamed Salah drills a penalty kick after Sadio Mane who is violated by Serge Aurier
Liverpool are hoping to restore their six-point lead over Manchester City at the Premier League summit on Sunday afternoon with victory over Tottenham on Sunday afternoon.
City’s 3-0 win over Aston Villa narrowed the gap to three points and Jurgen Klopp’s side knows that even in this early phase of the season, there is little room for error.
Tottenham hopes they can build on their 5-0 beating of Red Star Belgrade in the Champions League by mid-week and start their league campaign.
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