Manchester City vs. Tottenham: Premier League – Match Preview

Manchester City need a result when they entertain an in-form Tottenham side at the Etihad on Saturday evening.

Manchester City were thrashed 4-0 away at Everton last time out and dropped to fifth in the division.

Despite dominating the first half, as soon as Romelu Lukaku opened the scoring there was only going to be one winner.

Spurs were on the right end of a 4-0 scoreline as they eased past West Brom.

Harry Kane scored a superb hat-trick, with only Jan Vertonghen’s injury the only negative on a superb day!

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Premier League form: Manchester City W3 D0 L2; Tottenham W5 D0 L0
Premier League top scorers
Manchester City – Sergio Aguero 11 goals
Tottenham – Harry Kane 13 goals

Match history
Spurs produced a superb display when the two sides met earlier in the season, ending Pep Guardiola’s perfect start to life as City manager.

Tottenham have won the last three games between the two, including a 2-1 win at the Etihad last season.

Last five Premier League meetings
Tottenham 2 Manchester City 0 – 02/10/16
Manchester City 1 Tottenham 2 – 14/02/16
Tottenham 4 Manchester City 1 – 26/09/15
Tottenham 0 Manchester City 1 – 03/05/15
Manchester City 4 Tottenham 1 – 18/10/14

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Team news
Fernandinho is still suspended for the hosts, meaning Pablo Zabaleta is likely to continue in a holding midfield role.

Gabriel Jesus has received international clearance and is likely to be on the bench here.

Vertonghen’s injury means Ben Davies is likely to deputise from in the left central defensive role of Tottenham’s back three.

This is likely to be the only change, however Erik Lamela could be on the bench after two months out.

Expected starting XI’s
Manchester City (4-2-3-1): Bravo; Sagna, Otamendi, Stones, Kolarov; Toure, Zabaleta; De Bruyne, Silva, Sterling; Aguero
Tottenham (3-4-2-1): Lloris; Dier, Alderweireld, Davies; Walker, Wanyama, Dembele, Rose; Alli, Eriksen; Kane

Predictions

Result: Draw (5/2 with Sky Bet)

Correct Score: 1-1 (13/2 with Bet Victor)

Anytime Goalscorer: Sergio Aguero (6/5 with 888 Sport)

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