Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City – Starting teams

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Updated: January 29, 2014

We have the starting teams from White Hart Lane as Tottenham Hotspur welcome Manchester City who could be table toppers if they get an away victory.

Head-to-head

  • Manchester City have scored 17 goals in their last five league games against Tottenham.
  • Tottenham have won seven and lost just one of their last 10 home games against Manchester City.
  • In the reverse fixture back in November, Spurs fired in 13 shots to City’s 15, but lost 6-0.
  • If the league had started after Tim Sherwood took charge at White Hart Lane, Manchester City would be top with 18 points and the Lilywhites would be second with 16.


Tottenham

  • Tottenham have only lost once in their last 10 league matches; 5-0 against Liverpool.
  • They have won 25 points away from home, compared with just 18 at White Hart Lane.
  • Spurs have conceded just one headed goal this season, fewer than any other team in the top flight.
  • Emmanuel Adebayor’s five goals from seven games this season has matched his Premier League tally from 25 appearances last season.

Manchester City

  • City are unbeaten in 19 matches, scoring 64 goals in that period.
  • Manchester City have scored with 21.2% of their shots this season, the best chance conversion rate in the Premier League.
  • Edin Dzeko has scored in three of his last four Premier League appearances and has five in five against Tottenham – more than he has scored against any other club.
  • Yaya Toure has scored six goals in his last eight Premier League games.
  • Sergio Aguero has scored 13 and assisted four in his last 12 top-flight appearances. Aguero has 49 Premier League goals from 80 games. If he scores against Spurs, or against Chelsea on Monday, he’ll be the fifth fastest man to a half century, behind Andy Cole, Alan Shearer, Ruud van Nistelrooy and Fernando Torres.

Starting teams

Tottenham Hotspur -  Lloris, Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Rose, Lennon, Bentaleb, Dembele, Sigurdsson, Eriksen, Adebayor

Manchester City - Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany (c), Demichelis, Clichy, Navas, Fernandinho, Yaya Toure, Silva, Aguero, Dzeko

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