Goals Galore the Order of the Day as Liverpool Come to Town


Saturday sees the visit of Liverpool in a game that has both sets of fans and neutrals salivating at the prospect of arguably two of the best footballing sides colliding on the crisp Wembley turf.

The pair appears to be remarkably even matched with World class goalkeepers, solid back fours, creative midfielders and in Harry Kane and Mohammed Salah, the Premier Leagues two best centre-forwards going toe to toe.

What is not to be excited about?

And, if history is anything to go by, the game will be littered with goalmouth action.

Liverpool’s last visit to Wembley to face Spurs was one they would rather forget as Jurgen Klopp’s men were thumped 4-1 by Tottenham back in October.

Goals from Harry Kane (2), Dele Alli, and Son Heung-Min gave Spurs the strikes they needed to ensure Salah’s solitary effort was never going to be enough to trouble the home side and a 2-2 draw in the reverse fixture at Anfield certainly breeds an element of confidence in this game for Pochettino’s men.

80,827 spectators packed into Wembley that day setting a new Premier League attendance record just highlighting the high-profile and excitement this fixture generates.

Those pair of results from last season means Kane has netted three goals in two games against Liverpool and Salah has also scored three goals in two games against Tottenham (Salah netted both at Anfield).

Remarkably, to throw more stats into the equation, there has only been one 0-0 draw between the two in their last 13 games and of those matches (excluding the 0-0) never has the result been a 1-0 with over 1.5 goals having been scored in every game.

In fact, nine of those games has seen over 2.5 goals and the indication is that is set to occur on Saturday once again.

Both sides have scored nine goals apiece in their opening four games at an average of over 2 goals a game making this clash yet another one to get the juices flowing.

For fans of both sides it will be a nervy and tense affair but for the neutral, you really couldn’t ask for a better game to kick the weekends Premier League action off with.