Tottenham v Manchester City team news & stats

Date published: Friday 25th September 2015 11:36

Sergio Aguero: Manchester City striker has good record against Tottenham

History suggests Sergio Aguero is likely to be among the goals when Manchester City take on Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Saturday.

Team news

Tottenham expect to have Ryan Mason available again after the midfielder returned to training following a knee injury, but Nabil Bentaleb again misses out.

David Silva and Vincent Kompany could return for Manchester City after sitting out their Capital One Cup win over Sunderland, with both sides set to revert to their strongest XIs available after affording rests to several key players in midweek.

Kick-off at White Hart Lane on Saturday is at 12.45pm.

Opta stats

  • Manchester City have scored 27 goals in their last eight Premier League games against Tottenham – an average of 3.4 a game.
  • Sergio Aguero has scored 10 goals in seven PL appearances against Spurs, his highest goal tally against any club in the competition.
  • In the seven PL matches that Sergio Aguero has played against Spurs, he’s only failed to score on one occasion.
  • Wilfried Bony has scored in his last two Premier League starts against Spurs, but has netted just two goals in 15 PL apps for Manchester City.
  • Hugo Lloris has conceded 17 goals in five Premier League games against City, at a rate of one every 26 minutes.
  • Manchester City have won five successive Premier League away games – they haven’t won six away games in a row in the top-flight before.
  • The Citizens have scored in each of their last 14 Premier League away trips to London.
  • Harry Kane has failed to score in any of his six Premier League appearances this season, but on the last occasion he faced opposition that were top of the league he scored two (Spurs 5-3 Chelsea in Jan 2015).
  • Against Crystal Palace on MD6, Spurs’ starting XI was the youngest of any team in a Premier League game so far in 2015/16 (24y 118d).
  • These two clubs have had the widest spread of nationalities to score a Premier League goal for them – Man City (40 different nationalities) & Spurs (39 different nationalities).


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