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Man City vs Tottenham: Premier League preview

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ottenham face the unenviable task of trying to stop Manchester City’s record-breaking run as they travel to the Etihad on Saturday. 

City’s 3-1 triumph at Swansea in the FA Cup on Wednesday was their 15th win on the bounce, a record for a top-flight English club. 

Spurs, meanwhile, are out of the FA Cup after losing a 5-4 thriller against Everton in extra-time. 

Playing 120 minutes at Goodison Park was hardly the ideal preparation for Jose Mourinho’s team, with the Portuguese under pressure following a run of four defeats in five games. 

Date, kick-off time and venue

Manchester City vs Tottenham is scheduled for a 5:30pm kick-off on Saturday, February 13, 2021.

The game will take place behind closed doors at the Etihad Stadium because of current coronavirus restrictions.

How to watch Man City vs Tottenham

TV channel: The match will be televised on Sky Sports Premier League and Main Event.

Live stream: Sky Sports subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the SkyGo app.

Man City vs Tottenham team news

Pep Guardiola is hopeful that Rodri will be fit despite the midfielder beinig forced off against Swansea but Ruben Dias is a doubt after missing that game with a fever. Kevin de Bruyne and Sergio Aguero remain out, though the latter returned to training this week.

Jose Mourinho left Harry Kane on the bench at Goodison Park following his early return from injury and though the striker ended up playing an hour as the game went to extra-time, he will surely come into the starting lineup.

Man City vs Tottenham prediction: 3-1 home win

Having seen his side concede five in midweek, Mourinho will surely go to the Etihad with an ultra-cautious approach, but such are his side’s defensive frailties that it is difficult to see how they contain a rampant City attack.

Premier League head to head (h2h) history and results

  • Man City wins: 15
  • Draws: 7
  • Tottenham wins: 25
  • Last meeting: Tottenham 2-0 Man City (November 21, 2020)

Man City vs Tottenham betting tips and odds (subject to change)


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