Confirmed: Tottenham Hotspur vs Liverpool XI – Sturridge OUT as we said, only 1 striker for Klopp, Lamela starts for Spurs

Snehanjan Banerjee / 17 October 2015

The whole world is waiting for the opener of English Premier League this weekend as it brings the first game of Jurgen Klopp in charge of Liverpool. “Klopp for Kop” has happened and the football world went crazy and the German charismatic manager will want to start his new challenge on a high as the Reds travel to White Hart Lane against Mauricio Pochettino’s Tottenham Hotspur.

Tottenham are standing 8th in the table after eight games with 13 points, only one more than 10th placed Liverpool. But after a change of manager, Liverpool will hope to change their fortunes. It is now time for Klopp to return the favour to the fans who voiced for Klopp after Rodgers got sacked.

Both teams have announced their starting XI for the game where Jurgen Klopp is the centre of attention.

Both teams are missing some big names thanks to injuries but still it promises to be a good match.

Liverpool starting XI:

Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Can, Lucas, Milner, Lallana, Coutinho, Origi

Liverpool substitutes:

Bogdan, Toure, Allen, Ibe, Sinclair, Teixeira, Randall

Tottenham Hotspur starting XI:

Lloris (c), Walker, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Rose; Alli, Dembele; Chadli, Eriksen, Lamela; Kane

Tottenham Hotspur substitutes:

Vorm, Davies, Trippier, Wimmer, Clinton, Townsend, Winks

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