Emre Can delivers Man of the Match performance against Tottenham

Martin Tyler

Emre Can delivers Man of the Match performance against Tottenham [divider]

Liverpool beat Tottenham 3-2 at Anfield to move just one point within 6th placed Spurs in the Premier League table.

Emre Can started his 12th consecutive game in defence and had an impressive first-half completing a total of one tackle, one interception and completed a total of 26 passes with an 88 percent accuracy according to Whoscored.


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Can was pushed further upfield into a midfield position in the second half following Spurs second equaliser from Dembele on 61 minutes.

The 21-year-old made a number of driving runs and completed two successful dribbles. Can did complete 42 passes but only managed a rather disappointing 73 percent accuracy.

Can made a total of one tackle, four interceptions and two clearances over the course of the game.

The powerful midfielder was awarded the Barclays Man of the Match award by BT Sport 1 Liverpool – Tottenham game commentator Michael Owen.

Can has made a total of one goal and one assist in 22 appearances this season.

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