Why Tottenham will be eager to take on Liverpool this Saturday

Mauricio Pochettino's Spurs side were in strong form before the international break.

The Premier League season reconvenes this weekend after two weeks away, and though football fans everywhere will be delighted to see the return of club football, there are some clubs that will be eager to carry on where they left off come the next round of fixtures - some to try and get their campaign on track and others to try and maintain impressive results.

Tottenham are certainly likely to be one of those clubs optimistic of carrying on their good form, despite welcoming Liverpool to White Hart Lane for Jurgen Klopp's first match in charge, for what will surely be an intriguing visit.

However much the former Borussia Dortmund will be looking to have a positive effect on his new side, he will be coming up against a side who boast the strongest recent form in the league when they take on Spurs.

Mauricio Pochettino's side made a slow start to the season, narrowly losing their opener to Manchester United before drawing the next three games. But a slender 1-0 win away at strugglers Sunderland kicked off a spell of good form, with wins over Crystal Palace and table toppers Manchester City followed by a solid draw away to Swansea. It means no side is in better form over the last four matches, and also maintains the longest undefeated run this season, with Spurs one of only three teams to have lost a single match this season - that early defeat at Old Trafford on August 8th.

As the North Londoners saw their international contingent seemingly return without any new injury issues, Pochettino will be eager to brush Klopp's Liverpool optimism to the side with the same efficiency they managed in the impressive 4-1 win over Manchester City.

The German could certainly make a big statement about his reign at Anfield by halting Tottenham's good form, but it may be too soon to expect big changes from the Reds. We'll find out early on Saturday afternoon.

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