Spurs without Alli and Lloris for Liverpool clash

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A lot of people play our games when we play Champions League football and that's our job, that we do the best we can do in all those games.

"If you want to win Premier League titles then you have to win these games, so Liverpool will be judged on this too".

Liverpool are top of the Premier League on goal difference after four... "We have to do that, we have to rotate - [but] I don't know if we'd call it "rotation". How do you prepare for a game when you don't focus on it? You're gonna have to bring in a centre forward, and you say to him "you're gonna be a sub because I've got one of the best strikers in the world in Harry Kane".

"Actually I don't like to compare players but we had similar players and questions about Robbo (Andrew Robertson) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain", he said. Whether we have the consistency is the big factor and we need to beat the teams we should beat while taking our share of scalps.

Tiredness could be an issue for Son, who played eight games in 26 days for his country, but his return after playing just ten minutes of Tottenham's league season so far will be greatly received by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino.

"If it's late in the season that you see you have a chance to do that or do this and all that stuff".

"Last year, for example, we had no chance to focus on one competition because we had to qualify for the Champions League and I don't think that even Gary Neville would have said: "Quarter-finals of the Champions League, let City win". "Sitting in an office talking about football is different to doing the job".

Given the manner of the defeat at Wembley last season, Liverpool will be desperate to beat Spurs when they travel to London tomorrow.

Pochettino said: "Look, when in England the transfer window closed and in Europe closed I think we move on".

"A good pre-season should be at least three or four weeks", he said. It has been good but it hasn't been brilliant and we haven't blown teams away to the same degree as last season. They were the most stable players in the squad.

Lloris, who was sentenced for a drink-driving charge earlier this week, suffered the problem in August's win over Manchester United.

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