Tottenham beat Manchester City by 2-0
Tottenham beat Manchester City by 2-0 and ended city’s undefeated run of Man City under Pep Guardiola.
Guardiola had won his previous six games and 10 of his previous 11 matches in charge, but City were outplayed by the brilliant performance by Spurs.
Spurs constantly attacked and was able to find holes in Man City’s defense.
The goals were scored by Kolarov (own goal) and by Dele Alli for Spurs.
The first goal for spurs came at 8’minute of the game from a own goal as Kolarov deflected a cross from Rose from the left corner.
The second goal was scored by Dele Alli at 37’minute, as his right footed shot from the centre of the box find the bottom left corner.
Assist by Son Heung-Min with a through ball towards the Ring wing.
Spurs had another opportunity from a Penalty spot but Erik Lamela’s penalty saved by City keeper Claudio Bravo and kept the score line at 2-0.
City had a lot of opportunities ,Sergio Aguero twice brought Hugo Lloris into action, once when he turned a shot on to the post and was unlucky.
Mauricio Pochettino’s side fully deserve the win as his players were playing like a team.
After defeating City,Spurs are the only team which didn’t taste defeat in 2016-17 season.
“It was a great, great victory for us against this opposition. I am very happy. Sometimes when you have a plan, it is good, sometimes less so, but Manchester City are a great team. It is difficult to play against them.
“We need to follow this after the international match and we have more tough games after the international break. If you play like we did today with passion and aggression then you will always have a chance. It is always about mentality. That is what helps us run and play as we want to.
“The collective performance was strong. It is too early to take this into the table yet. We are still creating our philosophy”-Mauricio Pochettino.
“The performance was perfect!”
— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) October 2, 2016
“It was a tough game, we knew that. Tottenham have been a very good team for the last three years, fighting. We were little late in all aspects. We could not have so many chances, in many aspects they were better than us.
“It is October, you cannot imagine what my team has already done. I am new here. So far it has been an amazing performance but we need more, we have to work more, it is what it is.
“I never thought that we would not lose a game, you can’t imagine that. It is normal to the process, sometimes it happens and it can help us improve”-Pep Guardolia.