Manchester City were rampant in the opening day victory over West Ham but should be tested more by a Spurs side looking to carry on last season’s good form.
City beat West Ham 5-0 without ever looking like they needed to get into top gear – but this game should be different. The home side will be favourites but Spurs should be able to get a goal.
MANCHESTER CITY TO WIN AND BOTH TEAMS TO SCORE
Although there is a wealth of attacking talent on display here there have not been that many goals in recent meeting so total goals under 2.5 could be another way to go.
TOTAL GOALS UNDER 2.5
Pep Guardiola’s side like to dominate games right from the first whistle – so expect City to go in to the break ahead in this one.
MANCHESTER CITY TO WIN FIRST HALF
Sergio Agüero was lucky against West Ham in that he was able to retake his missed penalty thanks to VAR.
MANCHESTER CITY TO MISS A PENALTY
Head to Head
Manchester City have enjoyed the Premier League fixtures between these two recently – but Spurs will point to the famous Champions League win last season as a sign of what they are capable of.
Manchester City to win the match
It is always difficult to bet against Manchester City – especially when they are at home. Spurs will be a sterner test than West Ham but should still return home empty handed.
Darren Williamson is an experienced football writer and tipster, covering everything from the Premier League to League Two. Darren also closely follows European football, cricket, and tennis and lives just outside London with his family. He counts music, food and travel among his non-sporting interests, but can’t go too long without taking in a sporting event or two.
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