Liverpool stretch winning run in Premier League to five with win over Spurs at Wembley (Photo credit: Reuters)

Leaders Liverpool have made history in the Premier League by winning five straight matches for the first time with a 2-1 triumph over Tottenham on Saturday.

Goals from Roberto Firmino and Georginio Wijnaldum put the Reds in front at Wembley Stadium, before Erik Lamela pulled one back for the home side in time added on.

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Liverpool are now on 15 points, by virtue of this win, and have three points more than second-placed Chelsea who play Cardiff City at Stamford Bridge later in the day.

Spurs, on the other hand, have lost back-to-back Premier League games for the first time since the final two games of the 2015-16 season.

They were fifth in the league standings at the time of this report.