Only against Chelsea (26) have Manchester City lost more Premier League games than they have vs Tottenham (24).
Manchester City have scored 10 goals in their seven Premier League games this season, their fewest at this stage of a season since 2010-11 (9) and 17 fewer than they had after seven games last season. Indeed, the Citizens have scored exactly once in each of their last five Premier League games, having netted 16 in their previous five.
This will be the 24th meeting in all competitions between Spurs boss José Mourinho and Man City’s Pep Guardiola – Mourinho’s 10 defeats in these games is more than he’s suffered against any other manager, while Guardiola has only beaten Manuel Pellegrini more often (12).
Man City’s Gabriel Jesus has been involved in 11 goals in his last 11 games in all competitions (8 goals, 3 assists). The Brazilian has scored in each of his last three appearances for Man City, last scoring in four in a row in April 2018.
Only against Newcastle (15) has Man City’s Sergio Agüero scored more Premier League goals than he has against Spurs (11). However, the Argentine has scored just once in his last nine against Tottenham, having scored 10 in his first seven against them.