Six things we learned from Liverpool’s 3-2 win over Spurs, including our summer transfer priority

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This analysis fair, Reds?

We downed top-four rivals Tottenham last night in a wonderful Anfield fixture, with Mario Balotelli coming off the bench and notching a late winner to seal the points.

However, unlike the mass media, we’ve ignored the Italian’s involvement here, and instead analysed six other aspects Brendan Rodgers may be mulling over this Wednesday morning.

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Steven Gerrard’s pace over the first five-yards is a worry in the midfield two, especially in a frenetic match…

Gerrard was substituted at 68 minutes, and there was a notable difference in our midfield dynamism when Emre Can moved further forward… In the first-half, Gerrard’s inability to track Tottenham’s rapid midfield runners caused us problems, and neither he nor Gerrard looked totally comfortable in the disciplined anchorman role. On the ball, our skipper is still extraordinary, and he bagged his penalty with renowned composure – but his role from now until the end of the season may be as part of the front-three, rather than the central midfield two, even without Lucas available…

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