Mignolet was one of the best keepers around when Klopp first played Spurs

first_img Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT huge blow As Jurgen Klopp prepares to take his Liverpool team to London to face Tottenham, talkSPORT.com remembers what the manager’s line-up for his first ever game in charge looked like.That was also against Tottenham where his side earned a hard fought 0-0 draw. silverware Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Mignolet was the hero on the day for Liverpool as his goalkeeping denied Tottenham goals on more than one occasion Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card REVEALED 2 Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Jurgen Klopp’s appointment as Liverpool manager was an exciting one for fans Tottenham’s starting line-up back then had a rather more familiar feel and of those who played, only Kyle Walker, Nacer Chadli, Clinton Njie and Andros Townsend are no longer there.Manager Mauricio Pochettino, though, has ruled out Hugo Lloris and Dele Alli from the next match against Liverpool. Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won smart causal center_img REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Liverpool’s starting XI v Spurs: Mignolet, Clyne, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno, Leiva, Can, Milner, Lallana (replaced by Allen), Coutinho (replaced by Ibe), OrigiSubs: Toure, Allen, Ibe, Bogdan, Sinclair, Vilaca Teixeira, RandallA big reason for the draw was down to goalkeeper Simon Mignolet who at the time recorded his 13th clean sheet of the year – more than any other Premier League goalkeeper in 2015.However, the Belgian will have to settle for a place on the bench, with this Liverpool XI likely to take to the field at Wembley.Mignolet had lost his position as no.1 to Loris Karius last season and was all set to leave the club following Alisson’s arrival from Roma, but was forced to remain when Karius departed on loan instead.It was a transfer that left him baffled. “The transfer of Karius doesn’t change anything for me,” he said. “I have always been clear: I want to play.“Being number two or number three makes little difference. Playing minutes is the most important thing.“I find it bizarre that Karius was loaned while I also had options to be loaned. But for some reason that was not possible.” possible standings tense no dice Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars shining How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures gameday cracker 2 Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury Most popular Premier League newslast_img read more