Tottenham will take a 1-0 lead into the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals at the Etihad Stadium next Wednesday after overcoming Pep Guardiola’s side at the new stadium courtesy of a second-half strike by Son Heung-Min.
The fact that Spurs haven’t conceded an away goal is a massive advantage as the Lillywhites know that City have to score three if they find the back of the net once next week.
However, Tottenham will be without their talismanic striker Harry Kane after the England captain suffered another ankle injury in the first leg.
Former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce has warned Guardiola to watch out for Son’s runs in behind the defence in the absence of Kane.
Pearce said that Kane’s absence will free up the South Korean to lead the line and the City defender’s thus have to be wary of the 26-year-old’s pace.
Here’s the full discussion that took place in Sky Sports’ Show, The Debate:
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