Tottenham's contention for the EPL title got a big boost with a resounding victory over an impotent Liverpool team at Wembley Stadium, according to ESPN FC. Liverpool defense lacked proper coordination and understanding as they conceded four goals in the encounter. Harry Kane had to capitalize on Liverpool's porous defense to score two goals in the 12th and 56th minutes respectively that gave Spurs the convincing victory at home.

Other goal scorers for Tottenham were Son Heung-Min (12') and Dele Alli (45+2'). The only goal for Liverpool was scored by Mohamed Salah (24').

The victory puts Tottenham in the same 20 points with Manchester United, who were second. Liverpool is ninth with 13 points. Here's a summary of the match.

Tottenham outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Hugo Lloris (7.63). Defender - Jan Vertonghen (7.48), Toby Alderweireld (6.30), Davinson Sánchez (6.72), Kieran Trippier (7.90), Serge Aurier (seven points). Midfielder - Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli (8.77), Harry Winks (6.88). Forward - Harry Kane (9.35), Son Heung-Min (7.90). Used substitutes - Moussa Sissoko (6.11), Fernando Llorente (six points), Eric Dier (six points).

Team's strength and weakness: Spurs created chances in front of goal through counter attacks, individual efforts and set pieces.

Overall, they were good at finishing

Style of play: Mauricio Pochettino's men had a high shot frequency when in possession and favored through balls.

Liverpool outlook

Starting XI and individual performance points: Goalkeeper - Simon Mignolet (four points). Defender - Joseph Gomez (6.22), Joel Matip (6.09), Dejan Lovren (5.33), Alberto Moreno (6.40).

Midfielder - Emre Can (5.88), James Milner (6.82), Jordan Henderson (6.80). Forward - Philippe Coutinho (6.74), Roberto Firmino (6.63), (76′), Mohamed Salah (7.11). Used substitutes - Marko Grujic (6.19), Daniel Sturridge (6.08), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (6.32).

Team's strength and weakness: Jurgen Klopp's side stole the ball often from Tottenham players, but they committed several individual stumbles.

Style of play: Liverpool largely attacked through the right flank and favored long shots.

Man of the Match

Harry Kane continues to be a nightmare for most Premier League defenders. His two goals in this match makes him the Premier League's leading goalscorer with eight goals scored so far this season. Furthermore, Kane provided an assist and completed a total of 65 touches.

Week 10 fixtures for both teams

Tottenham faces Manchester United on Saturday 28 October, the match is widely tipped as the toughest fixture in Week 10. The same weekend, Liverpool will play host to Huddersfield Town.