Liverpool's Firmino eye gouged by Tottenham defender Vertonghen

Liverpool's Firmino eye gouged by Tottenham defender Vertonghen

It's fantastic that we've won all five games. Their hosts, in contrast, were sluggish and more questions will be raised, no doubt, over their failure to recruit anyone in the summer and the wellbeing of Harry Kane, who has himself looked less than full of zest this term.

They then have two clashes against table-toppers Chelsea - in the League Cup and the league - before travelling to Napoli in the Champions League. I only saw the situation from 60 yards.

If anything, it was a surprise Liverpool didn't score more, the only criticisms being that their final pass was often lacking and their finishing was not clinical enough.

The defensive partnership between Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk is flourishing and until the final few minutes of stoppage-time, when substitute Erik Lamela scored for Spurs, it was hard to think of another period when Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson was in danger.

What did you make of the game? Obviously, I still had the contract with Leipzig and I was focused 100 per cent on helping them but I was watching every game.

'The issue will be monitored and treated by Liverpool's medical staff at Melwood before any decision is made on whether Firmino will be able to figure in Tuesday evening's Champions League encounter with Paris Saint-Germain at Anfield.

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He added on Alisson's excessive fee: "I think the goalkeeper - like a centre-half or centre-forward - comes at a premium now".

"It was our best game of the season for sure". I noticed Graeme Souness said afterwards he thought it was my old club's best team since Kenny Dalglish last won the league.

I did say Hugo Lloris would need a good game and a poor goal conceded by Michel Vorm highlighted how much we missed Hugo, and will continue to do so for a few weeks yet.

Manchester City remain firm title favourites (4/6) with the bookies, however, although Liverpool are their closest opposition (5/2).

Spurs, meanwhile, were missing the injured Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli on Saturday - both players would nearly certainly have started if fit - with the other starters from last season's game, Davinson Sanchez, Heung-min Son and Serge Aurier named on the bench.

Our only bright spark from the starting XI was Lucas Moura.

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