Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool: Premier League – live!

After that inconvenient international break, the Premier League is back with a bang. And where better to get the party restarted than Wembley? Although as with an uninspiring England friendly, those at the ground today may wish they were somewhere else.

This was supposed to be the day Spurs began life in their new stadium, a gleaming reward for the recent lack of squad investment. Instead, the move has been put back, triggering a run of on and off-field misfortune that has eroded any optimism fostered by winning their first three games.

Liverpool have beaten what has been put in front of them so far but this fixture represents a step up; a defining test. If they can make it five wins out of five for only the third time at the start of a season then title talk would ignite. Tottenham are wounded after their meltdown at Watford while Mauricio Pochettino has had to deal with numerous issues, from new stadium delays to Hugo Lloris’s drink-drive conviction. It could be a classic. David Hytner

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via Football | The Guardian

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