Tottenham Hotspur has been defeated by Manchester City in a Premier League match played at Etihad Stadium on Sunday. Tottenham lost the match by a narrow margin of 2-1. This was the fourth defeat for the spurs in the competition. Tottenham has now lost three out of its last four Premier League matches.
Because of this defeat, Tottenham has moved down to no. 7 in the points table with 17 points in 11 matches. On the other hand, Manchester City has moved up to no. 2 with this victory. The defending Champions are undefeated in the ongoing Premier League so far. They have won 7 out of the 11 matches that they have played in the tournament and the rest 4 matches have ended in the form of draws.
The City team wasn’t off to a great start in the match and got trailed by 0-1 in the 21st minute. Tottenham got a free kick and Tom Huddlestone was asked to take the free kick. He whipped in a fine shot and Steven Caulker did the rest by flicking the ball into the net with a header. The City team didn’t manage to equalise the scores in the first half.
The scores got levelled in the 65th minute. It was a poor display of defense by the visitors. They could have cleared the ball, but, they failed in doing so and allowed Yaya Toure to pass the ball to Sergio Aguero who beat Friedel with a low shot from a distance of 12 yards.
The Spurs lost the plot just a few minutes before the end of the game. The decider was scored by Edin Dzeko in the 88th minute of the match. The goal was set up by David Silva and Dzeko gave the finishing touch with a fine volley.
Manchester City will play its next match against Aston Villa on 17th of November at the same venue.