Date: 17th August 2019 at 7:37pm
Written by:
Manchester City
2 – 2
Tottenham Hotspur

Etihad Stadium

Premier League

17/08/2019 5:30 pm

Attendance: 54503

Referee: Oliver

Manchester City Tottenham Hotspur
Sterling (20), Aguero (35) Lamela (23), Lucas Moura (56)
Ederson Lloris
Walker Walker-Peters
Otamendi Sanchez
Laporte Alderweireld
Zinchenko Rose
Gundogan Sissoko
Rodri 78 Winks 56
De Bruyne Ndombele
Bernardo Silva 80 Lamela 85
Aguero 66 Eriksen 91
Sterling
 
Kane

Substitutes

Bravo Vertonghen
Gabriel Jesus 66 Dier
Silva 78 Lo Celso 85
Fernandinho Gazzaniga
Mahrez 80 Lucas Moura 56
Cancelo Skipp 91
Foden Davies

Game Statistics

30 Goal attempts 3
10 On Target 2
13 Corners 2
14 Fouls 4
1 Yellow Cards 0
0 Red Cards 0
56 % 44

With a late 2019/20 Premier League opening day victory over Aston Villa last weekend, today saw Tottenham Hotspur face reigning top flight Champions Manchester City.

Making the trip up to the Etihad Stadium for the game, manager Mauricio Pochettino would’ve been hoping to see the side pick up all three points once again and cause what many would naturally say was an upset.

Well, we sort of got the upset when you look at the amount of chances the hosts created compared to ours, even though they only slightly edged possession, but sometimes you need to buckle down and ride out a storm and we took what may be a very valuable point come the end of the season.

With City taking the lead twice, goals from Erik Lamela and Lucas Moura tied the game up at 2-2 and despite Video Assistant Referee technology featuring, a point is a point. City haven’t dropped points one home soil since December 2018.

That’s worth remembering I would think.

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