Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino won't blame Michel Vorm for Liverpool opener

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Jurgen Klopp's men have now emulated Kenny Dalglish's 1990-91 team by winning their first five games, but as Arsenal ended that season as champions, history also serves to offer a reminder that the Liverpool will still face challenges ahead.

Kane averaged nearly five shots per game last season but had had only 10 in his first four games this season - 14 players began the day ahead of him in that classification, with Fulham's Andre Schurrle managing 11 in one game against Burnley. Throw in 525 minutes from Son Heung-min - brought on to provide energy and impetus from the bench - at the Asian Games and you have a squad that has not exactly had a restful summer.

"Tottenham have the quality to strike back and that's what they did off the corner". So far this was our best performance, so I like that development. We have to play football.

Speaking to The Times, he said: "I watched every match".

As for Liverpool's second goal, that was a comedy of errors which highlighted the uncertainty at the back, with Vertonghen diverting a cross on to the post before Vorm allowed the rebound to slip through his fingers.

Once the game was over and we could all re-gather our thoughts, we had a chat with Jason McGovern from "Last Word On Spurs" (@LastWordOnSpurs) podcast to get his honest assessment of proceedings.

Speaking on Match of the Day on Saturday evening, Shearer said: "Liverpool definitely deserved it but the worrying thing is they weren't even at their best".

"From the beginning I told you it's a massive challenge, the toughest season since we started".

"We maybe have an injury with Roberto, something with his eye we'll see", said Klopp.

"We should be talking in a different way now because if it was given, it's 2-2 if we score the goal". When you lose, yes of course you need to talk about different things, but I'm not anxious.

The Reds had another great opportunity to make it 3-0 in the 62nd minute, but Vorm once again made a good save to deny Naby Keita a goal.

To be fair, Spurs didn't deserve a draw from the game but had there been VAR, Spurs would have probably won a late penalty.

The best teams go out and win and that's what we have shown today (against Tottenham).

Interestingly, statistics website WhoScored.com didn't think the central defender had a very good game.

"What did he say about Manchester United in that case?"

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