Tottenham Hotspurs vs. Manchester City Match Analysis and Prediction

With the race for top-four slot heated than ever, Tottenham will be looking to bridge the gap as they host side Manchester City at the Tottenham Stadium. The match is scheduled for 2nd February with kickoff at 19:30 GMT.

Coach Jose Mourinho has made a few adjustments to bolster his squad with the closing January transfer window. After the arrival of midfielder Gedson Hernandez, the Chosen One has also formalized the signing of PSV winger Steven Bergwijn.

Tottenham is still on the hunt for a center forward, especially with the long term injury of Harry Kane. There have been rumors of a bid for Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud, but it remains unclear. Tottenham is currently 6th on the table with 34 points.

Pep Guardiola admitted that the race for the Premier League is way beyond the club’s reach, especially with the form of Liverpool. However, he still contentious for second place despite stiff competition from Leicester City.

The Citizens are second with 51 points, which are 15 points clear of title contenders Liverpool. The side has registered a single draw in their last five matches. Pep Guardiola is made clear his thoughts on his players with the contact extension of skipper Fernandinho.

Tottenham vs. Manchester City Head to Head

Both sides have met 33 times, with each team taking home an equal share of 15 wins. Three games have ended in a draw. Here is a look at their past encounters:

Man City 2-2 Tottenham

Man City 1-0 Tottenham

Tottenham 0-1 Man City

Man City 1-3 Tottenham

Man City 4-1 Tottenham

Man City 2-2 Tottenham

Tottenham 2-0 Man City

Man City 1-2 Tottenham

Tottenham Team News

Central Midfielder Moussa Sissoko will be out for the match with knee surgery. Talisman Harry Kane is also out of contention after a thigh muscle rapture has seen the England International sidelines. The future of Danny Rose remains unclear under Jose Mourinho with rumors of bad blood between the two.

Despite the resurgence of Delle Alli with the appointment of Mourinho, his form has lowered with the attacking midfielder yet to score in the New Year. On the verge of a yellow card, the suspension is defensive midfielder Eric Dier and center back Davidson Sanchez.

Manchester City Team News

Pep Guardiola has hailed the return of center back Laporte after a long term injury. With a lack of defensive reinforcements in the squad, Pep is yet to enter into the January transfer window. Winger Leroy Sane also did full training for the Citizens giving Pep several attacking options ahead of the clash.

Prediction and Odds

Pep has a long history of rivalry with Mourinho over their coaching careers. This will be a fight to the end between both sides.

Draw

Double Chance: Manchester City

Goals Over 2.5

Sergio Aguero to Score

 

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