Liverpool not on revenge mission against Spurs, says Roberto Firmino
Liverpool are not motivated by the prospect of retribution for his or her Premier League thrashing by Tottenham Hotspur earlier this season when the 2 teams sq. off at Anfield on Sunday, ahead Roberto Firmino mentioned. The Merseyside membership had been overwhelmed 4-1 by a rampant Tottenham in October however have misplaced solely as soon as in 16 league video games since that defeat, posting 11 victories alongside the way in which to climb to 3rd within the desk, two locations above the London aspect.
“We deserved to lose that day,” Firmino advised the membership’s web site. “The next game (on Sunday) is another game, there is no vengeance or additional rivalry because of that last game. “We lost that game in October against them and we all played very badly, the whole team… They are a big team and we will do our best to try and beat them.”
Tottenham, who’ve posted 5 victories of their final six video games, swatted apart second-placed Manchester United 2-Zero at Wembley on Wednesday and come into the conflict brimming with confidence. “I follow the games of Tottenham and they have a good team. I watched the last game against Manchester United and we know everything about their potential, but at home we are strong. It’ll be two very strong teams,” Firmino added.
“To us, this game is a classic. In Brazil we call this type of game a six-point game. We will try to be focused during the 90 minutes to try and achieve the win. That’s our aim.”
Liverpool have 50 factors from 25 video games with 14 wins, eight attracts and three defeats and a victory on Sunday will open up a 5 level lead over Tottenham. A win for the guests, nevertheless, will take them above Liverpool.