PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Manchester City vs Tottenham
Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur meet at Etihad Stadium in a match for the 18th round of the Premier League. The history of direct matches played at this stage favors the home team, who in the last 4 games won 2, drew 1 and lost 1. However, in the last clash in this stadium, for the Premier League on 21-01-2017, the game ended in a 2-2 draw. The goals of the game were scored by L. Sané (49 ‘) and K. De Bruyne (54’) for Manchester City and D. Alli (58 ‘) and Heung-Min Son (77’) for Tottenham Hotspur.
Manchester City Team News
After 16 wins and 1 draw, the home team is in 1st place, having won 49 points. In the last game, he beat Swansea City away by (0-4), after having won (1-2) away in a game against Manchester United. In the last eight home games for the league, Manchester City have 7 wins and 1 draw, so they have 22 points out of 24.
For this competition, he has a 7-game winning streak in his last home games and has not lost any of his last 17 games. In their home league games the most frequent result at the break was 1-0 (3 out of 8 matches). The team conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but its attack has marked with great regularity, since it has always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games for this competition. In their home games for this competition there is a tendency for goals to be scored, as 7 in 8 have finished with over 2.5 goals on the scoreboard. This is a team that does not usually feel difficult to open the scoring: scored the first goal in 13 of the last 17 games for the Premier League, 13 of them reached the break in lead in 9 and managed to always maintain the lead until the end of the 90 ‘ . In the 17 matches he played in this competition, he managed to return to the result in 3 of the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 20 home games for all competitions there has been a period that stands out: he suffered 4 of his 11 goals in the minutes (31’-45 ‘).
Manchester City vs Tottenham Stats
Manchester City enter on this motivated journey after a 0-4 away win over Swansea: David Silva, Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne have stamped their “goals” of the win. The Manchester club is usually in a 4-3-3 where the three men responsible for panicking the opposition are Sterling, Aguero and Sané. Thus, acting within doors, it is predicted that Manchester City will adopt a more offensive stance, even taking into account the quality of the “enemy”. For this match, the home coach will not be able to count on Mendy and Stones for being injured.
Tottenham Team News
After 9 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses, the visiting team is in 4th place, having won 31 points. In the last game, he beat Brighton & Hove Albion at home (2-0), having won the home game against Stoke City (5-1) in the last game. The last visiting game for this competition ended with a 1-1 draw against Watford. In the last 8 away games for the championship, Tottenham Hotspur has 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 defeats, which has earned 13 points out of 24.
For this competition, you have not won any of the last 4 games outside of your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point as he has conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 games but his attack has regularly scored as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 17 games in this event, he never managed to score the score in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Tottenham go into this motivated round after a 2-0 win at home to Brighton: Aurier and Son have stamped their “hopes” of victory. The visiting emblem usually acts on a tactical system in 4-3-3, favoring the rapid transitions, mainly through the wings. One of the strengths of the foreign set is how they can react to a disadvantage. The Tottenham manager will not be able to count on Alderweireld and Wanyama for being injured.