Manchester City silenced Tottenham on Saturday bouncing back from a devastating Champions League exit on Wednesday.
A solitary goal from 18-year-old Phil Foden was the decisive win for Manchester City who piled pressure on Liverpool who will be playing on Sunday.
The Manchester City vs Tottenham match was full of bitter Champions League moments with goalkeeper Ederson forced to make crucial saves.
Pep Guardiola’s side lost creative midfielder Kevin De Bruyne from an injury but they kept pushing at home.
Sergio Aguero’s assist was headed home by Phil Foden through a spectacular header in the fifth minute of the game.
Raheem Sterling came close to doubling the lead but his scare was saved by keeper Paulo Gazzaniga who was sitting In for Hugo Lloris.
Son and Christian Eriksen were denied by City’s keeper as they continuously pushed forward.
Manchester City now lead the table with 86 points, a point ahead of Liverpool. Tottenham hold the third position but they risk dropping position if Arsenal win their Sunday match against Crystal Palace at the Emirates.