Liverpool will be eager to get their stuttering season back on track this Sunday when they host Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield. The Reds have endured a rough patch lately, with a demoralizing 2-0 defeat to Everton in the Merseyside derby followed by a lackluster 2-2 draw against West Ham. With their European hopes dashed by Atalanta, they have a clear midweek to prepare for Spurs’ visit.

This match marks Jurgen Klopp’s penultimate home game at the helm, and the Kop will be hoping to send him off with a flourish, even if silverware is out of reach. While Klopp faces some injury concerns, including the influential Diogo Jota, he should still be able to field a formidable lineup for this crucial encounter.

Here’s a look at how Liverpool might line up against Tottenham in their 4-3-3 formation:

Liverpool’s Predicted Lineup:

Despite the recent dip in form, Alisson has remained a rock in goal, providing much-needed stability for the Reds.

At right-back, Trent Alexander-Arnold has shown glimpses of his trademark creativity since returning from injury, evidenced by his stunning free-kick against Fulham. His attacking prowess will be crucial for a Liverpool side lacking confidence in the final third.

Following Ibrahima Konate’s shaky performance at Everton, Jarell Quansah could be rewarded with another start alongside the ever-reliable Virgil van Dijk. While van Dijk himself hasn’t been at his usual imperious best, his experience remains vital for the Reds. However, his participation is a doubt, having missed training this week.

On the left flank, Andy Robertson continues to be a positive presence, exemplified by his rare goal against the Hammers.

In midfield, the World Cup winner Alexis Mac Allister offers a vital balance between attacking and defensive contributions. Alongside him, the defensively astute Wataru Endo will be tasked with containing the threat posed by Tottenham’s creative midfielder, James Maddison.

One of the few bright spots in recent matches, Ryan Gravenberch, has shown improvement and could earn another start. His performance against Fulham, including a goal, highlighted his potential.

Up front, with Mohamed Salah likely returning to the starting lineup after his touchline spat with Klopp, all eyes will be on him. Despite a recent slump in form, his star quality often shines through in big games at Anfield.

Cody Gakpo has benefitted from Darwin Nunez’s struggles and has been lively in recent matches, even if he hasn’t quite found his killer touch.

Finally, on the left wing, Luis Diaz remains one of the team’s most consistent performers. After hitting the woodwork in the last two games, he’ll be aiming to find the net against Spurs – and this time, make it count.

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