Liverpool vs. Tottenham Match: Goals Galore and Historic Moments Under a Rainy Sky

 Liverpool - Tottenham is not considered a derby of English football because the two teams have no geographical distance, no feud, and do not often compete for titles. Even this weekend's match (10:30 p.m., May 5) only means a lot to Tottenham because of its goal of getting into the top 4 to participate in the next season's Champions League.

History clashes

In the 20th century, Liverpool and Tottenham did not meet each other too often because there were times when one of the two clubs dropped down the rankings. In the period from 1935 to 1950 (Tottenham was relegated) and from 1955 to 1962 (Liverpool was relegated) there were no matches between the two teams. However, since then, Liverpool and Tottenham have regularly met each other every year, except for the 1977/78 season when Tottenham fell to the Second Division.

The years when Liverpool dominated English football were also the years when they overwhelmed Tottenham in confrontations, and Spurs only won 2 consecutive matches against Liverpool in the 1983/84 season (the season they won the UEFA Cup) and 1986/87 (Spurs won FA Cup runner-up). Liverpool entered recession in the 1990s and Tottenham had a 5-match unbeaten streak from 1993 to 1995, as well as winning 2 and drawing 1 in 1998 (the year Spurs were racing to stay relegated).

Jimmy Greaves (Tottenham) 11 goals The player who scored the most goals in the history of the English Championship (357 goals) - 6 times Top scorer of the English Championship - 2nd striker in Tottenham history

Ian Rush (Liverpool) 11 goals The player who scored the most goals in Liverpool history (346 goals) - European Golden Shoe 1984

Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) 9 goals 5th striker in Liverpool history - 3 times Premier League top scorer

Harry Kane (Tottenham) 9 goals Number 1 striker in Tottenham history - Number 2 striker in Premier League history - 3 times Premier League top scorer

However, Liverpool still often won in confrontations, until Juande Ramos and then Harry Redknapp began to lead Tottenham. From 2008 to 2012, Tottenham with Modric, Bale, Van der Vaart won 7 times against Liverpool, drew 1 and lost only 3 matches, they eliminated Liverpool on the journey to the 2008 League Cup championship (also the title). most recently won by Tottenham).

Under the hands of Brendan Rodgers and then Jurgen Klopp, Liverpool was unbeaten from 2013 to 2017 against Tottenham. Even after Spurs won 4-1 at White Hart Lane in October 2017, Liverpool continued to dominate the opponent with a series of 12 matches without a loss from 2018 to 2023, including 7 consecutive wins from 2018 to 2021. , including the 2019 Champions League final .

Ange Postecoglou finally helped Spurs defeat Liverpool in the first leg of this season with a 2-1 victory, but it was a controversial match when Tottenham was favored by the referee, Liverpool received 2 red cards but still almost won. and only failed in injury time because of an own goal.

The most memorable matches

2 matches in April 1963, Liverpool 5-2 Tottenham & Tottenham 7-2 Liverpool : In just 3 days, the two teams contributed 2 matches full of goals. Tottenham is currently the defending FA Cup champion and just won the English championship two seasons ago, while Liverpool has just been promoted (but the next season they won the English championship) and must face Spurs who are leading the rankings.

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In the first match at Anfield on April 12, Liverpool led 0-2 after the first half but created a miraculous 5-goal comeback in the second half of the match, of which the 2-2 equalizer came in the 54th minute. But three days later there was no comeback at White Hart Lane, the legendary Jimmy Greaves scored a poker shot and Tottenham led 4-1 in the 55th minute before winning 7-2 on aggregate. This loss was Liverpool's defeat record until 2015.

Liverpool 1-1 Tottenham, March 31, 1973 : Liverpool dropped points at the wrong time in the three-horse race with Arsenal and Leeds. The match turned Pat Jennings into the most feared goalkeeper in English football. A dozen shots from "The Kop" were blocked by Jennings and he even pushed 2 penalties, while Liverpool's goal was thanks to the ball changing direction. . Luckily for Liverpool, they still won the English championship, not to mention they also defeated Tottenham in the UEFA

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