Luis Suarez returned after a nine-match absence and came on as a second half substitute and was promptly booked within five minutes.
Spurs seemed happy to settle for a point and their keeper Brad Friedel had the most saves to make without really being troubled.
Referee: Michael Oliver
TRIBAL ASKS: Will this failure to win at home cost Liverpool a top four finish?
Yellow cards: Skrtel (LIV), Suarez (LIV), Bale (TOT), Parker (TOT)