Liverpool vs. Tottenham: Your Running Commentary

ParkerSuarez (Getty)

Tottenham and LIverpool both have Champions League aspirations, and both can boost their place near the top of the English Premier League standings when they face off at Anfield today (2:55pm, ESPN2).

Today features the return of Luis Suarez from his suspension for making racist remarks at Manchester United's Patrice Evra, and Suarez will be key to trying to help the Reds climb up from their current seventh-place position in the standings. A win could push Liverpool past Arsenal into sixth place.

Tottenham is aiming higher, with a win today at Liverpool moving Spurs to within three points of Manchester United for second place. Winning at Anfield will be tough with both Rafael Van Der Vaart and Aaron Lennon set to miss the match. One player who won't be missing the match is Brad Friedel, who will extend his record of consecutive Premier League starts to 290 with today's match.

If you will be watching today's match, please feel free to share your thoughts, opinions and some play-by-play in the comments section below.

Enjoy the action.

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17 Responses to Liverpool vs. Tottenham: Your Running Commentary

  1. elgringorico says:

    oh my sh*t that is the most adorable thing i’ve ever seen on a soccer pitch

  2. chris says:

    it looked so scared

  3. elgringorico says:

    reminded me of this incident: link to youtube.com

  4. Dakota Sillyman says:

    Tottenham missing VDV quite a bit.

  5. ManicMessiah says:

    Forget about Carroll, what about that cat?

  6. joan-zing says:

    stream?

  7. elgringorico says:

    espn3

  8. Zach says:

    Andy Carroll is a waste of space right now.

  9. MemRook says:

    This game is so yawwwwwwwwwnnnnn. Not at all Ives’ fault, but does this post win the least amount of comments on the new SBI award??? Lame game. Thank goodness this wasn’t the showcase on Fox before the superbowl.

  10. kash says:

    can anyone tell me why friedel is not in the USMNT pool?

  11. ericJ says:

    He retired…. after the 2002 World Cup…

  12. kash says:

    Thanks, he still has a few good years in him!

  13. Judging Amy says:

    i see what you did there.

  14. Judging Amy says:

    Suarez’ kick that got him a yellow…dirty or accidental?

  15. marco says:

    Parker man of the match, all over the pitch, and kept Stevie G in check.

  16. kanu says:

    I think liverpool is better than Tottenham, although the outcome of the match 0 : 0, more liverpool have the opportunity to score a goal.