Liverpool 4-0 Tottenham: Reds stampede into top spot as sorry Spurs are brushed aside

Liverpool 4-0 Tottenham: Reds stampede into top spot as sorry Spurs are brushed aside

Liverpool routed Tottenham for the second time this season to move two points clear at the top of the Premier League with its eighth consecutive victory.

The visitors' resolve was broken inside two minutes when Glen Johnson's low cross was turned into his own net by Younes Kaboul, and Luis Suarez doubled the Reds' lead with a clinical finish on 25 minutes.

Coutinho added another layer of gloss to the scoreline with a wonderful low drive from distance on 55 minutes before Jordan Henderson's free kick flew through a mass of bodies to compound Tottenham's humiliation.

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