Manchester City vs Tottenham: Preview, Team Update, And Prediction

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It was only last month when Tottenham inflicted an agonizing defeat on themselves, after throwing away a cushion of a two-goal lead against Manchester City. They cross each other's path again, this time at Tottenham Stadium on Sunday, 5 February. 

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The Bigger Picture For Man CityManchester City must not drop any points to stay within fleeting distance of the league leaders Arsenal. However, they have failed to win against Tottenham in their last four visits. Can they buck the trend this time?

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Antonio Conte Must DeliverAntonio Conte wasn't pleased with how things turned out last time. As the team fights for the Champions League spot, Conte knows he can't afford any slip-ups. 

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Team News: Manchester CityMan City have sent Joao Cancelo to Bayern Munich on loan, and his position will be taken by Rico Lewis. It's always hard to predict what Pep Guardiola is up to but expect him to start with Jack Grealish.

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Team News: TottenhamLucas Moura remains absent, and so does the Brazilian Richarlsion, while Kane is battling mild illness, and is expected to be fit by Sunday. Pedro Porro, the new arrival from Sporting Lisbon, might immediately get into the lineup.

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Predictiom: Tottenham VictoryTottenham keeps fluctuating between absurd highs and unexpected lows. You never know which incarnation of Spurs turn out for a match. But at home, they are as good as anyone, and will give Man City a very tough fight.