Tottenham 2-0 Man City: Spurs tops the table

Tottenham 2-0 Man City: Spurs tops the table

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Tottenham defended in numbers and struck City on the counterattack to secure a 2-0 win in north London and leapfrog Chelsea into first place in the Premier League.

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Heung-Min Son capitalized on Tanguy Ndombele’s looping pass to open the scoring in the fifth minute, and Harry Kane fed Giovani Lo Celso in transition to provide Spurs with a two-goal cushion midway through the second half.

Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris made a fantastic reaction save on the goal line in the 90th minute to preserve the clean sheet.

Tottenham now sit on 20 points through nine matches – two points ahead of Chelsea and eight ahead of 10th-placed City.

Line-ups

Tottenham XI: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Dier, Reguilon, Sissoko, Hojbjerg, Bergwijn, Ndombele, Son, Kane

Subs: Bale, Hart, Rodon, Lo Celso, Lucas Moura, Davies, Vinicius

Man City XI: Ederson, Walker, Dias, Laporte, Joao Cancelo, De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva, Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Torres

Subs: Stones, Sterling, Gundogan, Aguero, Steffen, Foden, Garcia

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