The Reds are set to make the trip to north London to face Antonio Conte’s side. Jurgen Klopp’s team are currently in ninth place in the league table and have amassed only 16 points from 12 games. Spurs, meanwhile, are in third place with 26 points on the board from 13 games.
Klopp’s team defeated Napili in their previous game in the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, 1 November. They earned a 2-0 result in their favor.
Spurs will enter the contest on the back of a 2-1 win against Olympique Marseille. Gallas, however, did not like what he saw from his former club against Marseille. Despite their win, the former defender believes there are still many loopholes in Conte’s team as he picked Klopp’s side to get the three points.
Gallas told Genting Casino:
“Normally you’re favorites when you play at home. But after the performance against Marseille, I’m concerned because I still wasn’t happy with how they played, even if they won 2-1. They were lucky because Marseille had many opportunities to score and we know the tactics of Antonio Conte.
“But when you play against big teams like Liverpool, you can’t leave Liverpool to come close to your box because with their quality Tottenham will concede goals, so they have to be careful. I know people won’t be happy but I think Liverpool are going to win.”
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on ‘big game’ against Tottenham
Jurgen Klopp termed the upcoming clash against Tottenham as a big game for his side. He told the media (via liverpool.com):
“A big game for us, a massive game for us. Difficult as well. Spurs away. I didn’t count now the points distance between us and them, but we cannot be picky with opponents and games and where we want to get points – we have to go for it, definitely.
“But it’s difficult, we all know Tottenham is a side that is well organized, defending at an extremely high level and counter-attacking is a massive thing now.”
“The last two games when they had to chase the game, you saw the offensive power as well. I think Spurs is in a good moment. They now had two important games around the last minute, and especially the last one was a really big one for Tottenham. So we are prepared for a confident, strong opponent.”