3 Up & 2 Down: Manchester City 4-2 Tottenham Hotspur

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The tendencies from City’s comeback in opposition to Spurs.

Manchester City pulled it out of the fireplace in opposition to Tottenham Hotspur to defeat the Londoners 4-2. It was City’s first win over Spurs for the reason that 2021 League Cup ultimate. Right here’s my take a look at what’s trending after the match on the Etihad.

3 Up

Winter Riyad – Our Algerian ace is again to his midseason type. Riyad has scored 5 objectives in his final 4 appearances in all competitions. He was concerned in each aim City scored on Thursday, establishing two and scoring two extra together with the go-ahead aim.

Julian & Haaland – The pair of younger forwards got here to the membership collectively in the summertime, however have hardly ever shared the pitch. Pep selected each to start out in opposition to Spurs and the outcome was incredible. Alvarez scored the aim that began the Sky Blues’ comeback and Erling bagged the equalizer. The one different time the 2 began a match was in a 6-0 thrashing of Nottingham Forest the place they netted 5 instances between them.

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Rock Regular Rico – What’s left to be stated about our budding starlet? Rico Lewis was as soon as once more sensible in opposition to Tottenham. He has appeared snug and in management all through the season whatever the competitors or opponent. Now if solely he may draw a yellow card.

2 Down

Ederson – Ederson had an absolute nightmare second on the finish of the primary half. He made an ill-advised move to Rodri within the heart of his field with Rodrigo Bentancur closing him down. Rodri may do little however deflect the ball away. Dejan Kulusevski was there to punish the Brazilian goalkeeper for his sin.

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My Sanity – This membership continues to check my psychological resolve. As soon as once more they’ve left me to doubt every part I believe I do know, solely to elevate my spirits again with a exceptional and unlikely victory. I really like this membership to make sure, however I query if I’m not the sufferer of some kind of abuse by the hands of the Manc Blues.

City go once more on the weekend with a house date with Wolverhampton Wanderers. Within the meantime, let me know what storylines you could have your eyes on within the feedback.

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