In a match valid for the 22nd round of the English Championship, Tottenham beat Manchester City 1-0 in London. The goal of this Sunday’s duel was scored by Harry Kane, who became the club’s all-time top scorer, with 267 goals.
The game also reinforced City’s taboo at Tottenham’s new home. Since 2019, when the stadium was inaugurated, the Manchester team has still not managed to beat the home team. For the time being, Pep Guardiola’s men have not even managed to score goals on the field.
With the win, Tottenham reduced their gap to Newcastle to one point. The team currently occupies the fifth position in the table. Manchester City, on the other hand, missed the chance to approach leaders Arsenal, who lost to Everton in the round. The Citizens occupy second place.
Harry Kane’s 200th #PL goal moves Spurs within four points of the top-four 💪#TOTMCI pic.twitter.com/9a25bjpOaq
— Premier League (@premierleague) February 5, 2023
Despite Manchester City having more possession, who took more danger in the first stage was Tottenham. In the 14th minute, Hojbjerg stole the ball in attack and passed it to Kane, who put the ball in Ederson’s right corner and opened the scoring. In addition to the record for Tottenham, the striker reached the milestone of 200 goals in the Premier League.
In the second stage, the dynamics of the duel remained the same: while City tried to apply pressure, Tottenham sought to be precise on the counterattacks. In the 41st minute, Romero was sent off after fouling Grealish, leaving the Londoners one less. However, even after pressure from City in the last minutes, Tottenham managed to hold on to the victory.
Nottingham Forest x Leeds United
In the other game of the English Championship this Sunday, Nottingham Forest beat Leeds United by 1 to 0. The goal of the confrontation was scored in a beautiful first beat by Johnson. The Brazilians Renan Lodi and Danilo were starters in the match, which featured the debut of Keylor Navas. The goalkeeper was named man of the match in his first appearance for the team.
YOUUUUU REDS! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/dhqVzdD5PM
— Nottingham Forest FC (@NFFC) February 5, 2023
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