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Old rivals Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho face off in the Premier League this weekend as Tottenham travel to Manchester City.

City have been in incredible form recently and claimed a record-breaking 15th consecutive win in the FA Cup in midweek.

Pep Guardiola’s Man City take on Jose Mourinho and Tottenham this weekend

Pep Guardiola’s Man City take on Jose Mourinho and Tottenham this weekend

They smashed champions Liverpool last weekend to bring up 50 points in the league already this season and they even have a game in hand.

They host a Spurs side this weekend who got back to winning ways in the top-flight by beating West Brom last Sunday.

The north Londoners were also the last side to beat City have won 2-0 in the reverse fixture back in November.

Man City vs Tottenham: How to listen

This match will get under way at 5:30pm on Saturday, February 13.

Full coverage from the Etihad will be exclusively live on talkSPORT, with our pre-match build-up starting at 5pm.

Faye Carruthers will be your host and commentary will come from Clive Tyldesley, Trevor Sinclair, and Clive Allen.

To tune in, click the radio player below or HERE for the live stream.

Here are the other ways to listen…

App iPhone – Download from the Apple store

Android – Download from Google Play

Radio – talkSPORT is available across the United Kingdom via DAB digital radio and on 1089 or 1053 AM.

TV – Listen to talkSPORT through your TV on the following channels: Sky: Channel 0108 Virgin Media: Channel 927 Freeview: Channel 723 Freesat: Channel 731

Man City vs Tottenham: Team news

Man City have doubts over Ruben Dias, Fernandinho and Rodrigo.

Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne remain out while Nathan Ake is not fit to return yet either.

Gabriel Jesus picked up a knock in the FA Cup in midweek but should be fit to start.

Tottenham could be without Gareth Bale and Serge Aurier.

Sergio Reguilon faces another week or so out while Giovani Lo Celso is a longterm absentee.

Dele Alli has overcome a tendon injury but it remains to be seen if he’ll be considered for selection.

Tottenham beat Man City 2-0 earlier this season

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Tottenham beat Man City 2-0 earlier this season

Man City vs Tottenham: Match stats and facts

  • Manchester City have won seven of their last 10 Premier League home matches with Tottenham (D2 L1), though drew 2-2 with them last season at the Etihad.
  • Since Jose Mourinho took over, Spurs have won both of their Premier League meetings with Man City, though both were in matches at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in February and November 2020.
  • Tottenham are looking to win away against both Manchester clubs in a single top-flight season for the first time since 1959-60, following their 6-1 win at Old Trafford earlier this term. The last side to do so in the Premier League was Liverpool in 2008-09, while the last London side to achieve it was Arsenal in 1990-91.
  • Since losing 0-2 against Spurs in November, Manchester City have remained unbeaten in their last 14 Premier League matches (W12 D2) and have won the last 10 in a row. The Citizens have shipped just three goals in those 14 games (0.2 per game), having conceded 11 in their first eight this season (1.4 per game).
  • Spurs have won just one of their last six Premier League away games (D3 L2), having won four in a row before that. However, they’ve not lost consecutive away league games since a run of three in October 2019 under Mauricio Pochettino.
  • Tottenham haven’t won an away league game against the team starting the day top of the table since their first such match in the Premier League back in November 1992 (2-0 at Blackburn), with Spurs drawing three and losing 21 times since.
  • After winning just three of his first 17 matches against Pep Guardiola in all competitions, Spurs boss Jose Mourinho has won four of his last seven (D1 L2). Mourinho is looking to become the first manager to win three away games against Guardiola in all competitions, having won with Real Madrid in 2012 and Man Utd in 2018.
  • Son Heung-min has scored six goals in his last eight appearances against Man City for Spurs in all competitions – since Pep Guardiola took over at Man City, only Jamie Vardy (9) has scored more goals against City than Son.
  • Man City midfielder İlkay Gündoğan is the highest scorer in the Premier League so far in 2021 with seven goals in eight games. The German’s previous seven goals in the competition came over a period of 62 games, dating back to 2018.
  • Phil Foden has scored 11 goals and provided six assists in the Premier League for Man City – only Gabriel Jesus (23 – 16 goals, 7 assists) has been involved in more Premier League goals for the club before turning 21.
  • Tottenham’s Harry Kane has scored the opening goal in more different Premier League games than any other player this season (6). Spurs have won four and drawn two of those six games.



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