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Rejuvenated Liverpool dent Tottenham’s Champions League push

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Rejuvenated Liverpool dent Tottenham’s Champions League push

Liverpool showcased a vibrant performance against Tottenham on Sunday, securing a 4-2 victory that dealt a severe blow to Spurs’ hopes of clinching a top-four finish.

Responding to Jurgen Klopp’s rallying call to finish the season strongly, the Reds saw Mohamed Salah back in the starting lineup following a publicized disagreement with Klopp.

Salah opened the scoring, with Andy Robertson, Cody Gakpo, and Harvey Elliott also finding the net as Liverpool kept their Premier League title hopes alive.

Despite late responses from Richarlison and Son Heung-min for Tottenham, the damage had already been done to their Champions League aspirations. Meanwhile, Klopp’s squad is confirmed to finish no lower than third in the league standings, closing the gap on Arsenal, the current leaders, to five points with two matches remaining.

These back-to-back losses cast doubt on Tottenham’s bid for a Champions League spot next season, with Ange Postecoglou’s side now trailing fourth-placed Aston Villa by seven points with just nine points left to play for.

Throughout the match, Liverpool displayed glimpses of their former quality that had propelled them into the title race, with Salah’s goal marking a significant turning point after a recent dip in form. Gakpo and Elliott further solidified Liverpool’s lead, showcasing their prowess on the field.

Although Tottenham showed signs of life late in the game with goals from Richarlison and Son, their hopes of overcoming their recent slump to secure Champions League qualification took a substantial hit.

Liverpool’s remarkable performance demonstrated their resilience and determination, reigniting their title ambitions while dimming Tottenham’s aspirations for a top-four finish.

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