Spurs set Premier League attendance record in Liverpool thrashing

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A record number of spectators took in a thorough dismantling of the Reds at Tottenham's temporary home, with 80,827 people packing the stadium

Premier League history was made Sunday as Tottenham took on Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.

The usual home of the English national team is serving as the temporary place of residence for Spurs as they wait for their new replacement for White Hart Lane to be completed.

Spurs or Draw 8/13 at Old Trafford

And Sunday, it housed 80,827 for the showdown between the Spurs and Reds, a new attendance record for the Premier League.

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It surpassed the previous record of 76,098, set in a contest between Manchester United and Blackburn in 2007.

It's likely there were far fewer fans at the finish than the start, however, as Spurs waltzed to a convincing 4-1 victory over Liverpool thanks to a Harry Kane brace and goals from Son Heung-Min and Dele Alli, leading Reds supporters to head for the exits early.

But it’s likely the majority of the fans went home happy as Spurs went level with second-placed Manchester United on points, though they remain n third due to inferior goal difference.

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