Manchester City will face Tottenham Hotspur in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Tuesday (9/4/2019). Running this duel, City is more dominant than Spurs.
Man City was able to maintain the hegemony over the Lilywhites in the last few meetings. The Citizens managed to pick four wins and one draw from the previous five matches.
In fact, they had difficulty grabbing victory over Tottenham. Manchester City recorded three consecutive defeats in the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 season periods.
Melakoni this match, City’s ambition to return to silence Tottenham Hotspur. Victory will protect Man City’s chances of qualifying for the Champions League semifinals.
Moreover, the second meeting will take place at the headquarters of Manchester City, Etihad Stadium, April 18, 2019. Positive results will also make City won 15 consecutive wins in all competitions.
However, the energy of the Man City player was quite drained. The reason, they underwent three matches in just six days. Latest, Sergio Aguero et al. to face Brighton and Hove Albion in the FA Cup semifinals, 5 April 2019.
“Of course, (having more rest) is an advantage (for Tottenham), but you have to fight for everything, to overcome it,” said Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.
“Spurs have six days to prepare themselves while Manchester City only have two and a half days, but when you play so many matches and win the English League Cup, then that is normal.”