Mohamed Salah struck twice in the first half as Liverpool secured their first away win in the Premier League this season with victory at Tottenham.
Liverpool had lost their previous two league games against Nottingham Forest and Leeds United, so manager Jurgen Klopp will be delighted with this win for Spurs as they are running as rivals in the top four.
Salah was the inspiration, curling home a sharp left-footed finish from Darwin Nunez’s pass after 11 minutes, then calmly slotting home Eric Dier’s back-header to double Liverpool’s lead five minutes before half-time.
Spurs, without the injured Son Heung-min, were never out of the game either side of half-time with Ivan Perisic hitting the woodwork before Harry Kane pulled one back with 20 minutes remaining. But they failed to get one of the comebacks that have become their trademark this season.
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Game over, Tottenham Hotspur 1, Liverpool 2.
Second half ends, Tottenham Hotspur 1, Liverpool 2.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Clément Lenglet (Tottenham Hotspur) commits a foul.
An empty attempt. Ivan Perisic (Tottenham Hotspur) left footed shot from the left is won.
Change, Liverpool. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain replaces Mohamed Salah.
Foul by Fabinho (Liverpool).
Clément Lenglet (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick.
Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Ibrahima Konate’s basket.
An empty attempt. Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the center of the box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Ivan Perisic with a cross.
Change, Tottenham Hotspur. Lucas Moura replaces Yves Bissoum.
Jordan Henderson (Liverpool) is fouled.
Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Change, Liverpool. Joe Gomez replaces Darwin Núñez.
The attempt has been saved. Rodrigo Bentancur (Tottenham Hotspur) header from the center of the box is blocked. Assisted by Eric Dier with a cross.
Darwin Núñez (Liverpool) hits the bar from the left side of the box. Assisted by Thiago with a long pass.
Attempt blocked. Yves Bissouma (Tottenham Hotspur) right footed shot misses the target.
An empty attempt. Clément Lenglet (Tottenham Hotspur) header is very close. Assisted by Ivan Perisic, as a result of a corner, he made a cross.
Corner, Tottenham Hotspur. Trent Alexander-Arnold receives the ball.
Change, Liverpool. Jordan Henderson replaces Harvey Elliott.
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