Why Luis Suarez will want to score a hat-trick against Tottenham

Having already broken one of Fernando Torres’s Liverpool records, Luis Suarez is on the verge of shattering another.

Luis Suarez has been on fire all season and has been the key player behind Liverpool’s surge towards the Premier League title.

The Uruguay international has scored 28 goals and provided 11 assists in 26 league appearances, helping the Reds move up to second in the table ahead of this weekend’s round of matches.

Seven more strikes in the final seven games of the campaign, and he will have broken the record for the most number of goals scored in a single Premier League season jointly held by Andy Cole for Newcastle United in 1993-94 and Alan Shearer for Blackburn Rovers in 1994-95.

Suarez has already gone past Fernando Torres’s record of 65 Premier League goals for Liverpool and is currently on 66.

And it is another of the Spanish striker’s records for the Merseyside outfit that the former Ajax star will be looking to break at Anfield on Sunday.

At the moment, Suarez is on 79 goals in all competitions for Liverpool, two fewer than Torres, who left the club for Chelsea back in January 2011.

The 27-year-old has already scored two hat-tricks and a quadruple this season and there is nothing stopping him from overtaking the tally of one of the club’s all-time greats in style.

A win against Spurs will also be huge for Liverpool in their quest to win the championship for the first time in the Premier League era. And they will head into the contest as favourites, too.

Brendan Rodgers’ side are on a seven-game winning run in the league that includes comprehensive victories over Arsenal and Manchester United.

On the other hand, Spurs have won just one of their last five competitive fixtures, lost three and drawing the other.

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