Stat Attack: Manchester City vs Tottenham Hotspur

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Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Dom Le Roy

Manchester City trail 1-0 after losing the first leg against Tottenham; of the 32 previous occasions of a side losing the first leg of a two-legged Champions League tie 1-0 away from home, 10 went on to progress (31 per cent).

Tottenham Hotspur were eliminated the last time they won 1-0 in the first leg of a two-legged European tie at home, being knocked out by Kaiserslautern in the second round of the 1999-2000 UEFA Cup (2-1 on aggregate).

In European competition, Manchester City have lost all five of their previous matches against fellow English clubs, including all three in the Champions League.

Manchester City have won 23 of their 25 home matches in all competitions this season (L2), although they have lost two of their last three home games in the Champions League knockout stages, winning the other 7-0 against Schalke in this season’s last 16.

Tottenham have won each of their last three Champions League matches; they have never won four in a row in the competition.

Each of Tottenham’s last 10 goals scored in the Champions League have come in the second half of their matches; indeed, 93 per cent of their goals in the competition this season have been netted in the second half (13/14).

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