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

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After suffering a 2-1 defeat against Erik ten Hag's side, Manchester City will aim to return back to winning ways when they take on Tottenham Hotspurs, on January 20.

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The Bigger Picture For Man CityManchester City must not drop points to stay within inches of table-toppers Arsenal, who are now eight points clear at the top. Man City have lost four of their last five games against Tottenham.

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Antonio Conte Must DeliverTottenham, meanwhile, are also desperate for a victory after losing 2-0 to Arsenal. Antonio Conte boasts an impressive record against Guardiola but his team is going through a tough time.

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Team News: Manchester CityBoth John Stones and Ruben Dias are back from injuries, and the former is likely to start alongside Nathan Ake. Kevin de Bruyne missed the midweek training session, but there's no injury concerns. 

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Team News: TottenhamDejan Kulusevski returned to action against Arsenal, and he will retain his place. Lucas Moura remains out of the action because of an injury, while Rodrigo Bentacur's recovery is complete, and expect him to start against City.

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Predictiom: Man City VictoryManchester City will back themselves to bag all three points on offer. Tottenham put up a lacklustre performance against Arsenal, and there's too many loopholes in the squad for Man City to exploit.