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SportKey Battles: Manchester City vs Tottenham

20:15  15 april  2019
20:15  15 april  2019 Source:   readsport.co

Manchester United and Tottenham join Tielemans pursuit

Manchester United and Tottenham join Tielemans pursuit Manchester United and Tottenham have joined Leicester in the race to land Youri Tielemans in the summer. Tielemans joined Leicester on loan from Monaco in January and has impressed in the Premier League so far this season. According to Belgian outlet HLN, Tottenham and Manchester United are both keen on a deal to sign him in the next transfer window. Tielemans is valued at £40m by Monaco, as they look to make a profit on the Belgian international following his good form for Leicester.

Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane challenges Man City ace John Stones. Fernandinho is a key man in the City midfield. Spurs appeared to feel they could hustle for the second ball and at the same time have the Brazilian midfielder taken out of the picture, allowing them to get at the defence quickly.

These will be the 3 key battles between Tottenham and Manchester City in the Champions League tonight. Pep Guardiola's Manchester City will take heart from the fact that they had got the better of the north London club when they met earlier in the season at Tottenham 's then-home Wembley.

Key Battles: Manchester City vs Tottenham © Justin Setterfield/Getty Images Sport Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - UEFA Champions League Quarter Final: First Leg

Manchester City host Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday night in the second leg of the Champions League quarter-finals, with one English team having to exit the competition.

It’s advantage Spurs in the tie after Heung-min Son’s second-half strike was the difference in the first leg as the Citizens couldn’t find a way past their opponent’s defence.

With Harry Kane injured, Lucas Moura stepped into his shoes on Saturday to steer Tottenham to a 4-0 win against Huddersfield Town. However, City defeated Crystal Palace 3-1 on Sunday to take the top spot in the Premier League, but for only a few hours.

Kane off injured in Tottenham's clash with Manchester City

Kane off injured in Tottenham's clash with Manchester City Tottenham lost Harry Kane to injury in the second half of their Champions League meeting with Manchester City at their new stadium.

Tottenham vs Manchester City predictions: 3 key battles . After a horrific run of form over the last month, Tottenham got back to winning ways in their new stadium against Crystal Palace. However, Mauricio Pochettino’s side now face a massive battle in the Champions League against Manchester

Moussa Sissoko vs Fernandinho. The battle between these two midfielders could be key in what is expected to be a cagey affair at North London this Sissoko has been the mainstay of the Tottenham Hotspur midfield following the injury of Eric Dier, while Fernandinho made his return from injury in the

Tottenham have shone since they moved back home but have not played an away game since, so how will they fare against a City side desperate to turn this tie around?

Here are a few key battles which could determine the result on Wednesday night with both teams battling for a place in the semi-finals.

De Bruyne suffers another injury in blow to Manchester City's title challenge.
Manchester City's title challenge suffered a setback as Kevin De Bruyne sustained another injury against Tottenham on Saturday. The Belgium international has been dogged by injuries this season, missing most of the first half of the campaign with successive knee ligament problems. He was also absent for the majority of March with a thigh issue. De Bruyne had been in strong form since his return in the 2-0 win over Fulham on March 30, particularly standing out on Wednesday against Tottenham in the Champions League quarter-final second leg, providing three assists as City won 4-3 but went out on away goals.

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