Analysis – Four things learned from Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham

Liverpool needed a last minute own goal to secure a 2-1 win over Tottenham at Anfield.

In a scintillating first half of football, Liverpool were the happier as Roberto Firmino’s header meant they were leading at the break.

They threatened to add to that tally in the second half with a number of chances that they came close to converting.

Adrian hails Liverpool’s defenders: “they defend like animals”

According to the Reds goalkeeper, Adrian, his teammates at the lower part of the field are just furious beasts who don't let anybody come through.

Their failure to do so came back to haunt them, though, as Lucas Moura tapped home from close range to level the scores.

That goal ensured another scintillating 30 minutes of football as both sides pushed for a winner. That came in the dying moments when Mohamed Salah headed a corner goalwards, and Toby Alderweireld turned into his own net. Here’s what we learned from the game:


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