But a 3-1 win over Jose Mourinho’s side handed the Jurken Klopp team a worthy win, ending a five-match winless run and reviving their hopes of successfully defending the title.
The Reds drew the first blood just before halftime through Roberto Firmino’s tap-in when Hugo Lloris and Eric Dier made an error.
Trent Alexander-Arnold scored the second few minutes into the second half before Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg pulled a goal back to give Spurs hope.
But Sadio Mane lashed the ball home to seal the win and move Liverpool from fifth to fourth in the table.
With the defeat, Spurs stay sixth after trailing Liverpool by a point going into the game