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H. Kane
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Ferran Torres
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Rúben Dias
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G. Lo Celso
H. Kane
2 - 0
Son Heung-Min
T. Ndombèlé
1 - 0

Match Stats

33% 66%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 2 5
Total Passes 318 599
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Tottenham are next in action in the Europa League on Thursday at home to Ludogorets Razgrad. City play in the Champions League against Olympiacos on the road on Wednesday.
Tottenham put down a statement in the Premier League title race by defeating Manchester City 2-0 to move to the top of the table. Son Heung-min opened the scoring in the first half with a composed finish. Giovani Lo Celso made sure of the three points 35 seconds after arriving as a subsitute in the second half, beating Ederson with a left-footed strike. Jose Mourinho's men leapfrog Chelsea at the summit, while City endure their worst start to the campaign under Pep Guardiola's tenure.
90' + 3' Walker sees his cross cleared and the referee ends the contest.
90' + 3' Foden wins a free-kick in the dying stages of the match. There will be one last chance for a consolation.
90' + 1' WIDE! Sterling rolls the ball to Cancelo, who shifts it on to his right foot before curling a strike towards the target. It has the power, but not the placement, travelling wide of the right post.
90' There will be three minutes of added time.
90' SAVE! De Bruyne lifts a dangerous cross into the box and Dias has a free header from six yards. However, the defender can only direct his attempt straight at Lloris, who parries the ball away from goal.
H. Kane
Yellow Card
90' Kane goes into the book for a sliding challenge on Dias. 
Ferran Torres
Yellow Card
88' Torres follows Dias into the book and clips the ankles of Lo Celso.
Rúben Dias
Yellow Card
87' Dias gets frustrated and brings down Kane with a loose challenge.
87' Jesus collects a pass from De Bruyne and shapes to shoot, but Dier and Sissoko converge to block his strike and win back possession for the home side.
85' City have the look of a side that are resigned to defeat. The quality has not been there from Guardiola's men this evening, especially in the second half.
83' De Bruyne clips a cross towards the back post. Sterling sticks out a boot to try to steer it towards goal, but his effort goes wide of the mark.
82' Reguilon and Jesus clash for the ball in the air, and the decision goes the way of the visitors. City have a free-kick in a useful position.
J. Rodon
T. Alderweireld
81' Alderweireld makes way with an apparent groin injury and is replaced by Rodon in the middle of the Tottenham backline.
80' Alderweireld is down clutching his groin and he may have to make way. Reguilon does well to stop a charge from Walker as City attempt to capitalise before sending the ball into touch.
78' Tottenham continue to put bodies in the way of City efforts. Jesus raids with menace on the edge of the box, but Alderweireld charges down his strike.
76' BLOCK! Dier goes for the blast from 30 yards, but his effort crashes straight into the wall before Walker hooks it away from Son in the box.
75' Kane runs at the City backline and he draws a foul from Dias within shooting distance, although it will take a good strike from around 30 yards.
Lucas Moura
S. Bergwijn
73' Lucas replaces Bergwijn on the left flank. Fresh legs for Spurs in the final third.
73' De Bruyne is not quite on the mark with his set-pieces, bending a free-kick harmlessly over the bar.
P. Foden
Bernardo Silva
72' Silva makes way for Foden in the middle of the park.
R. Sterling
R. Mahrez
72' Sterling replaces Mahrez, who has been underwhelming this evening.
71' Kane almost latches on to a kick out from the back from Lloris. He tangles with Laporte, but just cannot bring the ball under control.
69' Kane continues to star for the home side, winning a free-kick down the left flank by drawing a foul from Walker.
67' Lo Celso scored just 35 seconds after coming on as a substitute, the quickest goal by a sub in the Premier League since Bernardo Silva vs Brighton in August 2019 (17 seconds).
H. Kane
65' Kane receives the ball and spots the run of Lo Celso. He plays in the forward with a fine pass, and the Argentine does the rest to score.
G. Lo Celso
65' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!! LO CELSO MAKES A HUGE IMPACT!!!!! 2-0!!! Spurs notch a second goal as the substitute scores with his first touch. Kane releases the Argentine into the left inside channel with a precise offload. Lo Celso takes a good first touch and slides his low strike into the bottom-right corner past the onrushing Ederson, Spurs have control of the game now.
G. Lo Celso
T. Ndombèlé
65' Ndombele makes in the Tottenham midfield and is replaced by Lo Celso.
63' Kane releases Son in behind the City defence and Ederson commits himself by racing off his line. However, the South Korean takes a poor first touch, forcing him away from goal before the attack peters out.
61' Laporte gets a sore one in the face from Alderweireld as the Belgian produces a diving clearance and catches the the Frenchman in the face with his boot in the process. The defender is okay to continue after treatment.
60' BLOCK! Reguilon loses out to Rodri and it allows De Bruyne to scoop up the loose ball and charge at the Tottenham defence. The Belgian lines up a drive at goal that Dier repels once again.
59' Spurs enjoy a rare foray forward, but Ndombele sees his cross deflected, while Son's tame strike is blocked on the edge of the box.
58' BLOCK! De Bruyne plays a one-two with Jesus to open up space for a strike on his left foot. Dier closes the path to goal with a solid block in front of Lloris.
57' Cancelo angles a cross to the back post from the left flank. Jesus stretches to keep the ball alive, but he can only help it behind for a goal-kick.
54' De Bruyne pounces on a mistake from Bergwijn and looks to clip a cross into the six-yard area. However, he sends his delivery over the bar. That's very uncharacteristic of the Belgian.
53' City are struggling to get the penetration required to break down the home side. It has been a perfect defensive performance thus far from Mourinho's men.
51' WIDE! Rodri rolls the ball into the path of De Bruyne, who takes it in stride before rifling a strike towards goal from 20 yards. He connects well with his effort, only to send it wide of the right post.
50' Spurs win the ball high up the pitch as Walker loses out to Ndombele. The midfielder tries to punish the full-back, but his cross into the box is repelled.
49' Jesus tries to control the ball on his chest, but he is penalised for handball on the edge of the Spurs box from a cross from Torres. The Brazilian is having one of those games in the final third.
48' The pattern of the game continues as City press forward once again. However, the white shirts remain disciplined on the edge of their own box.
46' City have won just one of their last 11 PL games when losing at half time (D2 L8).
46' We're back underway in this Premier League clash.
Jose Mourinho will be delighted with his team at the break. Spurs have defended extremely and have looked lively on the counter. The Portuguese will be looking for his team to capitalise on the space that will no doubt emerge in the second half as City push forward.
Tottenham take a 1-0 lead into the break against Manchester City in their Premier League clash. Son Heung-min coasted in behind the City defence before slotting a low strike past Ederson to break the deadlock. The visitors saw an equaliser disallowed by VAR as Gabriel Jesus handled the ball in the build-up to an Aymeric Laporte effort. It has been a frustrating 45 minutes for Pep Guardiola and his team.
45' + 1' Mahrez tries a direct approach to run at the Spurs backline. He beats one challenge, but the presence of Hojbjerg forces him to lose possession out for a goal-kick.
45' There will be two minutes of added time.
45' De Bruyne whips the resulting corner into the box, but it's a routine claim for Lloris in his six-yard box.
45' De Bruyne collects a pass from Torres and fires a low strike towards the net. Hojbjerg sticks out a leg and diverts it wide of the target.
44' Hojbjerg delivers a long ball over the top for the run of Berwijn, but Dias is alert and nods it back to Ederson.
M. Sissoko
Yellow Card
42' Sissoko stops City from taking a free-kick quickly and goes into the book.
41' WIDE! First Torres and then Mahrez try to bundle their way through the Spurs defence. Torres falls to the ground, while Mahrez is crowded out. Jesus pounces on a loose ball in the left inside channel, but smashes his strike into the side-netting.
40' Jose Mourinho sides have lost just one of their last 68 PL games when scoring the first goal (W57 D10).
39' Laporte tries to force the issue with a pass down the left flank, but it travels straight out for a goal-kick. Frustration for Guardiola in the sideline.
38' Spurs are sitting in a solid shape in front of their own box, allowing City to retain possession. However, there has been no incisive pass from the visitors yet.
36' Manchester City have gone on to lose six of their last seven away PL games when conceding the first goal (D1).
35' Mahrez tries to surge at Reguilon, but the Spaniard holds his ground and stops the winger in his tracks with an important challenge.
33' Reguilon floats a dangerous ball over the top of the City defence, but it skips away from Son and into the hands of Ederson in the box.
32' Mahrez tries to run at the Spurs defence down the right flank, but Reguilon holds firm and the Algerian carries the ball out of touch to hand Spurs a goal-kick.
29' Rodri is incredulous with the decision to chalk off Laporte's strike, but the evidence was overwhelming that Jesus used his hand to control the ball.
28' VAR! Laporte believes that he has levelled the scores with a fine sweeping finish into the bottom-left corner after being teed up by Jesus. However, the ball strikes the arm of Jesus on the arm before he offloads to his team-mate. After referee Mike Dean reviews the incident on the screen at the side of the pitch, the goal is disallowed.
26' Kane leads a Spurs break through the middle of the park before offloading towards Hojbjerg. He nudges a pass back to Bergwijn, but the Dutchman takes a poor first touch and Rodri is back to make the closing challenge.
24' Son makes a good run down the right flank to latch on to an offload from Aurier. He cuts it back towards Kane on the edge of the box, but Laporte reacts to dispossess the forward before he can threaten.
22' Kane produces a powerful header to clear the danger from the Tottenham box. The home side pass a tough defensive challenge.
21' Aurier has to concede a third corner for Spurs in a row, but his intervention at the back post prevents Torres from latching on to Mahrez's deep cross.
21' City keep the pressure on after De Bruyne's delivery travels over Dias in the box. Jesus wins a second corner for his team by forcing Hojbjerg into a mistake.
20' Torres cuts in with menace off the left flank and lifts a cross into the box. Alderweireld aims to clear downfield, but he slices the ball behind for a corner.
18' City are having no issues moving the ball in the final third, but they are searching for a clinical edge.
17' Torres sees his strike from the edge of the box blocked before Silva's offload toward Jesus finds the forward in an offside posiiton in the box.
15' CHANCE! City win a free-kick following a foul by Hojbjerg on Jesus. De Bruyne puts his cross on the money for Rodri to power a header at goal. However, he sends his effort straight at Lloris.
13' DISALLOWED GOAL! Kane has the ball in the net, but the offside flag is raised against the forward. He strays just a fraction off as he steers Son's cutback into the net. Tottenham are looking very dangerous on the break.
12' Torres attempts to latch on to a ball over the top amid the presence of Sissoko. The midfielder holds firm to edge out Torres in the final third, earning his team a goal-kick.
9' Jesus almost weaves his way through the Tottenham defence after linking up with Torres. Alderweireld makes the crucial challenge to stop his run before De Bruyne hammers the rebound straight into the Brazilian on the deck.
8' De Bruyne whips a dangerous cross into the box from the right flank, but Alderweireld is in the right place to clear the danger ahead of Jesus.
7' Reguilon takes a risk at the back and is closed down by De Bruyne. However, the Belgian is adjudged to have foul the full-back with a shoulder barge.
6' Ndombele has registered three assists in the PL, with all three coming against Man City
T. Ndombèlé
5' Ndombele carves open the City defence with a fine ball over the top for Son to collect and score.
Son Heung-Min
5' GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!! SON PUTS SPURS AHEAD!!!!!! 1-0!!!! Out of nowhere the home side take the lead through a composed finish from Son. Ndombele catches the City defence cold with a floated ball over the top. Son takes a neat first touch and charges into the box. Ederson commits himself, but the forward slots a low strike through the Brazilian into the back of the net. What a start for Spurs.
4' Torres makes another run down the left flank and he feeds Silva. The Portuguese tries to force a low ball across the face of goal, but Alderweireld produces an important block.
2' Torres runs at the Tottenham defence and rifles a strike towards goal, but Lloris watches it all the way to make a simple catch.
1' We're underway in this Premier League clash.
Tottenham have won both of their meetings with Man City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in all competitions, last winning three home games in a row against the Citizens between 2005-2009 (a run of six).
City have made one change to their side from their draw against Liverpool last time out. Sterling is not fully fit after suffering from a calf problem and is replaced by Mahrez. Aguero returns to the bench for Guardiola's men after overcoming a hamstring injury.
Mourinho has made two changes to his side that beat West Brom last time out. Bale drops to the bench and is replaced by Bergwijn in the final third. Aurier starts at right-back in place of Matt Doherty, who tested positive for Covid-19 during the week. 
MANCHESTER CITY SUBS: John Stones, Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Sergio Aguero, Zack Steffen, Phil Foden, Eric Garcia.
MANCHESTER CITY (4-3-3): Ederson; Kyle Walker, Ruben Dias, Aymeric Laporte, Joao Cancelo; Kevin De Bruyne, Rodri, Bernardo Silva; Riyad Mahrez, Gabriel Jesus, Ferran Torres.
TOTTENHAM SUBS: Gareth Bale, Joe Hart, Joe Rodon, Giovani Lo Celso, Lucas Moura, Ben Davies, Carlos Vinicius.
TOTTENHAM (4-2-3-1): Hugo Lloris; Serge Aurier, Toby Alderweireld, Eric Dier, Sergio Reguilon; Moussa Sissoko, Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg; Steven Bergwijn, Tanguy Ndombele, Son Heung-min; Harry Kane.
City have endured a slow start to the season by their incredibly high standards. They showed their mettle in a 1-1 draw against Liverpool in their last outing, although Kevin De Bruyne's missed penalty loomed large. Pep Guardiola's men have lost only once in the league this term and will be out to prove a point against Spurs this evening.
Tottenham face a test of their Premier League title credentials this evening. Before the international break, Jose Mourinho's men were sitting in second place after reeling off three wins on the bounce, including a 1-0 victory over West Brom last time out. Spurs are unbeaten since the opening day of the campaign, but they will be challenged to maintain their strong record of late.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Premier League clash between Tottenham and Manchester City at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.