A late own goal by Toby Alderweireld secured Liverpool a narrow victory of 2-1 against Tottenham, and it means that The Reds currently top the Premier League with 18 points more than the London club.
Still, there was the sense of fun in tottenham's dressing room after the fight.
Mauricio Pochettino told the London Evening Standard after the game, Tottenham had been the best team on the field, and increasing the argentinian was very happy with his players, while he could see Liverpool have two expensive midfielders sitting on the bench.
- Overall, I think we were better than Liverpool. I am very disappointed, but I'm proud of the performance. In the second half the dominated and we played much better than Liverpool. Today we showed the arrogance, as I want to see.
- We laughed a little over the top, sat two midfielders for more than 860 million dollars on the bench in the form of Fabinho and Keïta, and then we go out and play better and dominate, said the Tottenham manager.
Tottenham have now lost the last two matches, but on Wednesday given the club the opportunity to get back on sejrskurs, when the new stadium is inaugurated against Crystal Palace.
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