Stat Attack: Man City vs Tottenham

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Manchester City are winless in four Premier League games against Spurs since a run of four consecutive victories between November 2013 and May 2015. 

Spurs have won more away Premier League games at Manchester City (10) than they have at any other club. 

The last time a team beat each of Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham in a top-flight league season before the New Year was 1953-54, with Wolves and West Brom doing so – Manchester City could replicate this with a victory in this game. 

This Manchester City winning run (15 in a row) is still four wins away from Pep Guardiola’s best-ever winning run as a manager in league competition. He won 19 in a row between October 2013 and March 2014 as Bayern Munich boss in the German Bundesliga. 

Since Mauricio Pochettino’s first season as Tottenham Hotspur boss in 2014-15, Spurs have spent six days top of the Premier League during a season, compared to Manchester City’s total of 267 days (on the day of this game) over this period. 

Since scoring 10 goals in his first seven Premier League games against Spurs, Sergio Aguero has failed to score in any of his last four despite having seven shots on target.  133 appearances for Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in all competitions, with 70 of these goals arriving in the Premier League. 

Harry Kane has scored seven goals in seven Premier League away matches for Spurs this season. 

Kevin De Bruyne has now been involved in 13 goals (five goals, eight assists) in his 14 Premier League appearances since the start of September. 

David Silva has been involved in 13 Premier League goals in 17 games this season (five goals, eight assists) – already more than in the whole of 2016-17 (11 goal involvements in 34 games). 

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