LONDON (Sporting Alert) — Team news and starting lineups for the Tottenham v Liverpool EPL game at White Hart Lane on Sunday.
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Brendan Rodgers has made one forced change to the Liverpool side that defeated West Ham last weekend with the injured captain Steven Gerrard being replaced in midfield by Brazilian Lucas. Liverpool is looking to secure three points today as they look to close the gap on Arsenal in the EPL standings to just two points.
And with Gerrard missing today, leading striker Luis Suarez has been named captan for the Reds, as Joe Allen and Philippe Coutinho also starting.
Meanwhile, for the home side Tottenham, forward Roberto Soldado has kept his place in the team after finding his goal touch in midweek with a hat-trick against Anzhi Makhachkala.
This means that England forward Jermain Defoe remains on the bench.
After passing a fitness test Sunday morning, Sandro also starts with Paulinho in midfield.
Tottenham: Lloris; Walker, Capoue, Dawson, Naughton; Paulinho, Sandro; Lennon, Dembele, Chadli; Soldado.
Liverpool: Mignolet, Flanagan, Sakho, Skrtel, Johnson, Allen, Lucas, Henderson, Sterling, Coutinho, Suarez.