Mourinho vs Guardiola: Lackadaisical City Fall to Clinical Spurs

Tottenham Hotspur hosted Manchester City on Saturday night, in what many have come to see as a game that will show whether the host are title challengers this season.

City were very wasteful in front of goal.

City started well and dominated from the first whistle. However, Spurs made them pay in the 5th minute when Heung min Son hit Spurs first goal attempt past Ederson.

Son made Mourinho proud again.

City who benched their talisman, Sterling continued to dominate and later thought they had go ahead when Aymeric Laporte converted, only for the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) to chalk it off for handball.

Tottenham doubled their lead when Giovanni Lo Celso was introduced in the 65th and immediately got on the scoresheet with virtually his first touch.

De Bruyne could not assist today.

The victory means Spurs leapfrog their North London rivals, Chelsea, into 1st, while City sit in 10th, haven lost twice and drawn three of their 8 games so far this season.

Pep celebrated his contract extension with a defeat.

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