Premier League preview: Will Kane’s injury be a curse for Liverpool?

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3:22 AM ETNick writer Everything you need to know about this weekend’s Premier League action, all in one place.Jump to: Will Kane’s injury hurt Liverpool | Saints to suffer PTSD | Moyes to pass first test | Man to watch | Game not to miss | Stats of the weekend | Team that needs some luck| One thing that will definitely happen | PredictionsThe weekend’s big questionsWill Harry Kane’s absence actually make things harder for Liverpool?The short, lacking in nuance answer to that question is: “No, obviously not, you fool.”The slightly longer, more nuanced answer is: maybe. Tottenham have actually coped pretty well without Kane in the past, his annual one-to-three-month injury usually negotiated as well as can be expected for a team that hasn’t had another centre-forward worth speaking of for a decade. But in this specific instance, with Jose Mourinho leading a team against a thrilling Liverpool side chasing the league title, it could mean Mourinho goes … well, even more Mourinho.The Spurs manager loves the role of the spoiler, his mentality in these games rather akin to a child who smashes their sibling’s toy: the “if I can’t have it, nobody can have it” theory. With Kane available, in a home game with his side needing a result, Mourinho might still have felt obliged to attack and compete like a normal football team. But without Kane, he might think Spurs can’t win by conventional methods, and there’s a stronger-than-average chance that he will bunker down and get his team to simply do everything they can to frustrate Liverpool and earn a draw, by any means necessary. It could be a long evening for Jurgen Klopp’s champions-elect.Will Southampton suffer from footballing PTSD? At the time, it felt like the end of the world for Southampton, but ultimately it seems the only medium/long-term casualty of their 9-0 defeat to Leicester back in October was goalkeeper Angus Gunn, who hasn’t played a minute of league football since. Which makes some sense. Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl survived des

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