Tottenham vs Liverpool: Roberto Firmino fires Reds to 1-0 win over Spurs

Tottenham vs Liverpool: Roberto Firmino fires Reds to 1-0 win over Spurs

- Tottenham vs Liverpool EPL clash ended in favour of the Reds

- Roberto Firmino scored the only goal that handed the visitors the victory

- Jurgen Klopp's men have now opened a 16-point lead over Leicester City on the log

Liverpool edge closer to clinching their first Premier League title in three decades following their 1-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur.

Roberto Firmino scored the only goal that powered the Reds to victory they maintain their unbeaten run in the English topflight so far this campaign.

Jurgen Klopp's men have also opened a 16-point gap over second-place team, Leicester City on the table despite having a game at hand.

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The Brazilian forward benefited from a Mohamed Salah's pass before firing home a close-range shot in the 37th minute.

Jose Mourinho's men were sharp going forward but they failed to convert all the chances they created - with Heung-min Son and Lucas Moura tormenting the Reds backline.

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In the second half, Spurs players came all out hoping to find the equaliser but all their efforts failed to materialise.

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Giovani Lo Celso had a chance from a very close range but failed to find the back of the net after shooting inches off target. earlier reported that Frank Lampard's Chelsea produced a three-star performance which helped them beat Burnley 3-0 at Stamford Bridge to hold on to their top-four spot on the log.

The Blues stretched their winning run to three games in the Premier League since their last defeat to Southampton on Boxing Day.

Jorginho put the home team ahead three minutes before the half-hour mark with a tunning penalty after Willian was brought down in the danger zone.

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