Tottenham Hotspur moved to the highest of the Premier League after a basic Jose Mourinho impressed efficiency delivered a 2-Zero victory over Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City on Saturday.
Goals in every half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani lo Celso, secured the three factors and a fourth straight league win for Spurs, which is 2 factors forward of second-placed Chelsea.
Mourinho’s males grabbed the lead within the fifth minute when Son bought around the again of City’s defence to latch on to an ideal, lofted go excessive from Tanguy Ndombele. The South Korean slipped the ball by the legs of the advancing Ederson for his ninth league objective of the season.
Son Heung-min celebrates after placing Tottenham Hotspur forward towards Manchester City on Saturday. – Twitter @SpursOfficial
Harry Kane had the ball within the internet within the 13th minute, slotting home from Son on the finish of a sweeping transfer however the effort was disallowed for offside.
City was pissed off when Aymeric Laporte drove home after being arrange by Gabriel Jesus however referee Mike Dean, after reviewing the pitch-side monitor, dominated the Brazilian had dealt with the ball.
The visiting City aspect loved the majority of possession with out threatening the objective too typically whereas a well-organised Spurs saved compact and seemed to strike on the break.
That proved to be a smart tactic when Lo Celso, simply 35 seconds after being launched from the bench, was discovered by Kane and saved his cool to slide previous Ederson, who once more had rushed out of his objective.
Tottenham Hotspur’s Giovani Lo Celso celebrates scoring his aspect’s second objective towards Manchester City. – Twitter @SpursOfficial
Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris did nicely within the last minute to maintain out a header from Aymeric Laporte as City was left to replicate a end result that leaves it adrift in 10th place, eight factors behind Tottenham.
The victory was the primary time Mourinho has loved back-to-back wins over his previous rival Guardiola.