Tottenham Hotspur Stadium stays a home of horrors for Pep Guardiola and Manchester Metropolis following Spurs 1-0 win on Sunday, as Harry Kane made Premier League and Tottenham historical past in North London.
It is Spurs’ fifth-straight win over Metropolis at house, a surprising run for any staff in opposition to three-peat chasing guests.
Kane’s 267th Tottenham and two hundredth profession objective got here off a Metropolis error within the fifteenth minute and the guests by no means discovered an equalizer, shut out for the primary time since an Oct. 16 loss at Liverpool.
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Arsenal (50 factors) have been handed simply their defeat second of the season on Saturday, overwhelmed 1-0 away to Everton as Sean Dyche made his debut as Toffees supervisor, and it was North London rival Tottenham that acted on it.
Metropolis stays 5 factors behind Arsenal, who holds a match-in-hand, whereas Spurs climb onto 39 factors. That is one behind Newcastle and three again of third-place Man United, although Spurs have performed extra video games than anybody else within the Premier League aside from Fulham.
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How you can watch Tottenham vs Manchester Metropolis dwell, stream hyperlink and begin time
Kick off: 11:30 am ET, Sunday
TV channel: NBC
On-line: Stream by way of NBCSports.com
Harry Kane response to win, record-setting objective
“It is laborious to place into phrases, a magical second and particularly do to it in a win as nicely,” Kane mentioned after the sport on NBC. “Being right here at house in entrance of the followers. There’s been a lot discuss it and I simply wished to get it executed as quickly as potential. To do it in a giant sport in opposition to one of many greatest groups on this planet…it is an amazing feeling. After I began taking part in repeatedly 8, 9 years in the past, it wasn’t even in my thoughts to attain 200 Premier League targets. When Tim Sherwood gave me my first begin, I used to be so determined to make my mark. Lots of laborious work, with Mauricio and all of the coaches. Jimmy Greaves is a whole hero, the most effective to play the sport. To be in that firm is a particular feeling. I am positive his household is watching and proud as nicely.”
Tottenham vs Manchester Metropolis dwell updates, as they occurred
Tottenham vs Man Metropolis ultimate rating: 1-0 (Kane, 15′)
12:57pm ET: Almost for each side! Julian Alvarez tears right into a shot that simply misses the body at one finish, and Kane ought to’ve had a nook for a denied probability on the different finish but it surely was dominated he simply missed the body.
12:51pm ET: A brief Metropolis nook almost makes it 1-1, however Eric Dier’s thigh will get a chunk of the ball that seemed marked for higher 90. It is one other nook, and there is a handball shout in opposition to Cristian Romero that goes unheeded. Now Spurs race again the opposite approach and Ivan Perisic comes near discovering Kane with a dragged shot-cross by way of the six. It is getting enjoyable!
12:43pm ET: So almost 2-0, however Ben Davies’ header kick off a nook simply off the mark.
Wait, what’s that? Kevin De Bruyne’s music? A sport plan crying out for him is now getting its pleas heard as cameras catch the Belgian getting dolled up for his introduction.
12:37pm ET: Again in play, albeit slowly, and the second half’s first actual second comes when Grealish wins a foul on the left off of Emerson Royal. The lofted in free kick is a bit wayward and appears to hold an excessive amount of, and the passage ends with a metropolis objective kick. Nonetheless 1-0 Spurs.
12:20pm ET: HALFTIME STATS! It is nonetheless 1-0 to Spurs on Kane’s record-making objective. Here is how the match appears, by way of PhotoMob:
12:17pm ET: Crossbar smashed! Riyad Mahrez almost has it 1-1 on the break. We’re virtually executed with two minutes stoppage time.
12:13pm ET: Shut! Grealish has been a dwell wire and whips in a shot that can’t discover the body. Metropolis can’t discover Erling Haaland and the xG battle is even at 0.37 even when Metropolis has 68 p.c of the ball and a 6-2 edge in photographs. Nonetheless 1-0 Spurs, who’ve a nook and can’t get by way of Metropolis as a result of Kane and Eric Dier have just a few possibilities to snap a free ball house.
12:05pm ET: It is slowed down a bit, so let’s take a second to shout out response from the opposite two Premier League gamers who can say they’ve scored 200 targets within the competitors.
Here is extra on Harry Kane’s Tottenham file and new berth in Premier League historical past.
11:52am ET: YELLOW CARD, TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR. Man Metropolis proper again at it, however Spurs take the ball again and Kane wins a free kick simply contained in the circle. Metropolis takes the ball again and Jack Grealish and Rico Lewis are bringing electrical energy to the middle of the park. Lewis is chopped down by Rodrigo Betancur, who sees a yellow card for his petulance.
11:47am ET: GOOOOOAAAAALLLL! TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR! And it is historical past for Harry Kane! It had nonetheless been quite a lot of Metropolis, however a nasty giveaway deep in its personal finish permits Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg to put the ball off for Kane contained in the 18. From this angle and vary, the brand new all-time Tottenham Hotspur objective scorer is just not going to overlook and Spurs lead at house together with his 267th objective within the shirt. It is also his two hundredth Premier League objective. What a second! Tottenham 1-0 Man Metropolis15′.
11:36am ET: It has been begin for Man Metropolis, with a few nook kicks. Metropolis, nevertheless, appears like will probably be coping with an 18 that resembles cartons of milk on the shelf on the grocery retailer. Metropolis presently opening the door to discover a compact Spurs unit all around the pitch, with a number of photographs blocked contained in the 18.
11:15am ET: Good Morning! Nick Mendola right here with you forward of a sport Antonio Conte would like to get and Pep Guardiola shall be planning to seize. Some odd feedback from Guardiola earlier than the sport about Kevin De Bruyne being out of the Beginning XI for tactical causes, whereas Phil Foden misses out by way of damage/sickness. Thrilling under-the-radar Maximo Perrone has a spot within the 18, too, and a few are suspecting him as a long-term Rodri clone. As for Spurs, Conte does get Richarlison on the bench, which additionally holds room for brand new signings Pedro Porro and Arnaut Danjuma. Depth choices and two tactical wizards on the contact line ought to make this a whole sport… until Erling Haaland makes it a fait accompli earlier than it has an opportunity to grow to be a chess match. (NM)
Tottenham staff information, accidents, lineup choices
OUT: Lucas Moura (calf)
Manchester Metropolis staff information, accidents, lineup choices
OUT: John Stones (thigh), Benjamin Mendy (suspension – MORE), Phil Foden (foot)
Key storylines & star gamers
When these sides met simply two weeks in the past, Tottenham discovered themselves 2-0 up at halftime and threatening to trigger the Man Metropolis upset but once more, successfully handing rivals Arsenal a three-point increase within the title race. Then the second half kicked off, and the two-time defending champions poured into 4 video games, together with three within the first 18 minutes. One other incredible half wasted by Tottenham, although it was usually a poor begin adopted by a frantic end of their very own. Harry Kane will cross Jimmy Greaves as Spurs’ all-time prime scorer when he scores his subsequent objective, taking his whole in all competitions to 267. If Kane scores that objective in a Premier League fixture, the file objective will even be his two hundredth within the league.
Erling Haaland (25 targets) is the one participant with extra PL targets than Kane (16) this season, and although his numbers are definitely eye-popping, his arrival has clearly unsettled Pep Guardiola’s tactical system to a point. A season in the past, Manchester Metropolis conceded simply 26 targets in 38 video games (0.68 per sport). This season, 20 targets in 20 video games, up almost a half-goal per sport.
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