Why Spurs and Liverpool on different paths after Champions League final
By Guardian Exclusive
27 October 2019 | 8:22 am
Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur face off in the Premier League after they played in last season's Champions League final. Both teams have had different fortunes with Spurs a shadow of themselves and Liverpool progressing to higher levels of consistency.
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