Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will play the second match of the Premier League season on Saturday, 17th August at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur meet this weekend at the Etihad Stadium for the second match of the Premier League season. Manchester City got the season off to a flying start while Spurs also performed well in their first match, and both teams will be eager to continue their winning momentum.
Manchester City began the season with an impressive 5 – 0 win against West Ham United. This came after a series of good result in preseason games, including defeating Liverpool on penalties in the Community Shield and winning games against Yokohama F. Marinos and Kitchee. Tottenham Hotspur began the season with a 3 – 1 win over Aston Villa and in recent weeks they have also enjoyed wins against Bayern Munich and Real Madrid.
Over the years, the teams have played numerous times in various leagues and tournaments. They faced each other three times in April this year, in the Premier League and Champions League. Manchester City won two of those games and Spurs won the other. Since 2005, they have played 33 times with Tottenham Hotspur winning 16 games, Manchester City winning 15 and just 2 games ending in draws. This should certainly be a very exciting match.