Spurs' front three They may have been disappointing of late, but when Spurs get going they are very difficult to stop - just ask Crystal Palace. Kulusevski, Son and Kane are up there with the best front three in the Premier League. Guardiola will know just how dangerous they can be after watching them combine to beat Manchester City in this fixture last season. Rico Lewis Guardiola has shuffled the pack on the back of that disappointing result against Manchester United. 18-year-old Rico Lewis starts ahead of Kyle Walker and Kevin De Bruyne drops to the bench.
The footballer was involved in a boating accident in South Florida on Wednesday afternoon. Walkes began his career with Spurs back in 2013 after being born in Lewisham. He made a single appearance for the London club in the League Cup during the 2016-17 season. He went on to play for Portsmouth on loan, before making a permanent move and spending two years at the club. Walkes signed for MLS side Charlotte FC in 2022, making 23 appearances.
Haaland vs Kane The Premier League’s two leading scorers are facing off at the Etihad tonight. Erling Haaland has already amassed a frankly ridiculous 21 league goals and is almost nailed on for the golden boot. But the Manchester City forward’s exploits have made it easy to miss the fact that Harry Kane is enjoying a stellar season of his own. The England captain has 15 goals to his name and needs just two more to become Tottenham’s all-time leading goal scorer. Players arriving Both sets of players have arrived at the Etihad ahead of this mouth-watering clash. Here’s two men who will be trying to get the better of each other another during the 90 minutes.
Man City vs Tottenham: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, Premier League matchLive BlogSPUR CHANGE Updated: 19:29, 19 Jan 2023TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR will be determined to recover from their humiliating North London derby defeat TONIGHT. But opponents Manchester City have other plans. Spurs held a 2-0 beating by bitter rivals Arsenal on their own turf. And it was a result which leaves Antonio Conte's men five points off the Champions League spots. While Pep Guardiola's side will be highly motivated as they are in need of three points to close the gap on league leaders Arsenal.
Spurs team As expected, Rodrigo Bentancur comes straight back in for Spurs after recovering from injury. Spurs XI: Lloris, Emerson, Romero, Dier, Davies, Perisic, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Kulusevski, Son, Kane. Man City team Haaland and Alvarez start against Spurs. Man City XI: Ederson, Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Ake, Rodri, Gundogan, Grealish, Mahrez, Alvarez, Haaland. Spurs team news The big news for Tottenham is the rumoured return of arguably their player of the season so far, Rodrigo Bentancur.
Kick-off: 8pm TV/live stream: Sky Sports Main Event and Premier League Man City XI: Ederson, Lewis, Stones, Akanji, Ake, Rodrigo, Gundogan (C), Grealish, Mahrez, Alvarez, Haaland Tottenham XI: Lloris, Royal, Romero, Dier, Davies, Perisic, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Kulusevski, Son, Kane CASINO SPECIAL - BEST ONLINE CASINOS FOR 2023 Follow ALL of the latest updates below... Anton Walkes The Tottenham players and coaching staff will be wearing black armbands tonight in honour of their former player, Anton Walkes who has died at the age of 25.
After winning the World Cup with Argentina, Julian Alvarez gets his chance to start up front. Spurs subs Not as much to choose from for Antonio Conte, just Richarlison for him to call on if Spurs needs a goal. Spurs subs: Forster, Doherty, Sanchez, Tanganga, Lenglet, Sessegnon, Bissouma, Sarr, Richarlison. Man City substitutes That is some bench that Pep Guardiola has named - De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Foden... woof. Man City subs: Ortega Moreno, Walker, Dias, Phillips, Cancelo, Laporte, De Bruyne, Bernardo Silva, Foden.
The Uruguayan midfielder picked up an injury while playing for his country during the World Cup but his return should add quality to a Spurs engine room that has been crying out for someone with a little composure under pressure. The big question for Antonio Conte though is whether to continue to stand by the struggling Heung-Min Son or hand a start to Richarlison who is still searching for his first Tottenham league goal after his big money move in the summer. We should have the official team news in around 8 minutes' time. Hello from the Etihad! Good evening and welcome to our minute-by-minute coverage of the Premier League fixture between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. Pep Guardiola’s side are desperate to close the gap to table toppers Arsenal who extended their lead at the top of the league to a whopping eight points last weekend.