16:57 25mins: Cristian Romero. Yellow card. Shocked? The Argentine slides in and commits a needless foul in the City half. A long way to go for the centre back to survive on a yellow now. 16:54 22mins: Rodrigo Bentancur is the first into Andy Madley's notebook for a foul midway through the Spurs half. Spurs fans aren't happy after Alvarez and Grealish escaped punishment for similar challenges. The City free kick ultimately leads to a Spurs counter with Kulusevski darting away down the touchline, but the move breaks down. 16:50 18mins: City look for an instant response with Bernando Silva testing Hugo Lloris from the edge of the area.
16:05 A quick handover... My short stint on the runner is over and I'm leaving you in the very capable hands of Sportsmail's Michael Pavitt, who'll take you through the rest of the pre-match build-up and match action... 16:01 The left-back conundrum Fancy a deeper dive into City's defence half an hour ahead of kick-off? Sportsmail's Jack Gaughan takes a look at the options Guardiola has at left-back, even with playing Phil Foden there! Read the full story below: 15:50 Man City are in the building! 15:42 Dejan Kulusevski reveals he is motivated by 'revenge' Dejan Kulusevski is targeting a big three points to kick-start Tottenham Hotspur's season in their push to secure Champions League football next term.
Tottenham vs Man City - Premier League: Live score and updates17:04 Tottenham 1-0 Manchester City 33mins: No nonsense from the Spurs defence as City come forward. Grealish swings a ball in and it is first headed by Davies before Perisic completes the job by sending it into the North London sky. A break in play as both Hojbjerg and Grealish are receiving treatment. Grealish looks in worse shape here.
Man City: Ederson, Walker, Akanji, Ake, Lewis, Rodri, Mahrez, Silva, Alvarez, Grealish, Haaland. Subs: Ortega, Perrone, Dias, Phillips, Gundogan, Laporte, De Bruyne, Gomez, Palmer. Referee: Andy Madley 16:17 15 minutes from kick off The top two goalscorers in the Premier League will be looking to extend their tallies today.
Its cleared to Alvarez and the World Cup winner's shot is blocked. 16:33 2mins: Early burst from Son through the centre of the pitch, which is eventually snuffed out by Jack Grealish. Son has had an under par season to date, but has a very good record against Man City in the past. 16:30 KICK-OFF: Tottenham 0-0 Manchester City Looks like Rico Lewis will be up against Dejan Kulusevski as well. The youngster has shone so far for Man City, but how will he do on the left today. Off we go...
One goal for Harry Kane would see him become Tottenham's outright record goalscorer after matching Jimmy Greaves tally of 266. 16:13 De Bruyne left on the bench for tactical reasons Wouldn't be a Pep Guardiola team selection without some talking points. Guardiola confirms to Sky Sports that Kevin De Bruyne has been left on the bench of tactical reasons. Phil Foden's absence from the squad is due to him feeling ill overnight.
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Kevin de Bruyne starts on the bench for Manchester City. Bernardo Silva and Jack Grealish join Rodri in midfield in what seems an attacking statement of intent from Pep Guardiola... 15:32 TEAM NEWS: Porro benched for Spurs Tottenham have opted for Emerson Royal over new signing Pedro Porro at right-back, as Kulusevski, Son and Kane lead the line against the reigning champions. 15:26 How will Pep fare WITHOUT Cancelo? Joao Cancelo's sudden exit to Bayern Munich on deadline day was one of the stories of the January transfer window and could heavily impact Manchester City's title pursuit. The Portuguese full-back has been a key stalwart in Guardiola's side over the last few seasons and his absence from the team will no doubt take some getting used to.
Spurs currently sit in fifth place amid a disappointing campaign, that already sees them four points behind Newcastle United who currently hold a top four spot. The north London side can close that gap to just one point if they defeat Manchester City on home soil at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday. Read Sportsmail's full story below: 15:34 TEAM NEWS: No De Bruyne amongst City's starters Wow.
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