Pep Guardiola reminded his players the title race is in their hands as they appear to get better from their Champions League exit with a 3rd game against Tottenham in twelve days.
Still reeling from their 4-4 away goals defeat to Spurs within the Champions League on Wed night,
Guardiola’s players should avoid feeling sorry themselves and “stand up” to avoid permitting city to increase their lead at the highest of the Premier League, the Manchester town boss aforesaid.
Their defeat came within the cruellest fashion, with a unpunctual winner from Raheem Sterling dominated out by volt-ampere, ending any hope of achieving a primary ever domestic quadruple –
however town will get some revenge live to tell the tale New Gersy Sports this weekday lunch period once the 2 go head-to-head within the Premier League.
Speaking when the defeat on Wed night, Guardiola said: “We got to rise, we’ve to react. after all it is a shut time, identical team however currently it is time to do not suppose an excessive amount of right away. try
and sleep the maximum amount as attainable. i do not shrewdness a lot of.
Moussa Sissoko was forced off simply before half-time within the Champions League game with a groin downside.
Both he and Erik Lamela (hamstring) area unit because of be assessed, whereas another midfielder – European country international Eric Dier – is predicted to come back to varsity coaching over the weekend.
Meanwhile, Harry Kane has begun his rehabilitation from associate degree gliding joint injury.
Manchester town team news to follow…
H2H Manchester City vs Tottenham
Manchester City have won each of their last three Premier League games against Tottenham, the Citizens are looking to equal their competition best run of four successive wins versus Spurs.
Tottenham have only won one of their last eight visits to the Etihad (W1 D1 L6), conceding 23 goals in this period (2.9 per game).
Tottenham are looking to become the first team since Liverpool in 2008-09 to win away in the Premier League against both Manchester clubs in the same season.
Score Prediction: Manchester City 3-1 Tottenham