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Spurs smashed 9 Liverpool

premier league live bettingTottenham defeat Liverpool 4-0 in a derby in the fifth round in the Premier League. Spurs skillfully took advantage of the fact that Liverpool finished the match with nine players.

Luka Modric, Jermaine Defoe and Emmanuel Adebayor twice realized goals for Tottenham, but this was the least of which guests were able to pass the "White Hart Lane."

Luka Modric opened the scoring with a blistering 20-yard strike before Charlie Adam picked up a second yellow card for a late foul on Scott Parker.

Martin Skrtel, who had a torrid afternoon at right-back thanks to Gareth Bale, was sent off for two bookings in the second half before Jermain Defoe calmly slotted home to make it 2-0 in the 66th minute.

Adebayor, who scored on his debut against Wolves last week, scored a tap-in soon after before he volleyed past Jose Reina to seal the win in stoppage time.

After the match Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish refused to criticise referee Mike Jones' decision to send off two of his players.

"It's better to just leave it," Dalglish said when asked about the red cards. "We will just stick to what we can dictate. We cannot dictate interpretation in any way shape or form. It's best left unsaid because it takes away from a magnificent performance by Tottenham.

"You can talk about anyone being undisciplined but we have a very good record for discipline. My players did not surround the referee to complain at the decisions. That means we don't have a disciplinary problem."

"The boys are upset and so they should be. The football club expects more than that, a 4-0 defeat," Dalglish said, his misery compounded by a rib injury to Daniel Agger. "Tottenham started really well and that early goal dictated the result."

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp thought Adam's dismissal was harsh, but said he had no problem with Jones' decision to send off Skrtel, who had a torrid time trying to handle Bale.

"The right-back had problems with Gareth - I have no sympathy for him. If you already have a yellow you don't lift a guy up on the halfway line," Redknapp said.

"I don't know whether Charlie Adam had his eye on the ball or Scott, but I can't see him trying to do him. He's not that kind of lad. He could have hurt Scott badly. He hung a leg out maybe and I would give him the benefit of the doubt."

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