Manchester City in the wake of events have sparked up in the English Premier league with some impressive winning run that has taken them to the top of the EPL with 13 points adrift the current champions Liverpool FC.
Fixtures between Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho have always been tactical and full of goals from their time as managers in the Spanish Laliga. Pep who has had an upper hand over Mourinho has since replicated same in the English premier league giving the ‘Special One’ little time to compose his team for a proper comeback.
The match week 24 fixtures saw Manchester City welcoming Tottenham Hotspurs to the Etihad Stadium and the it was promised to be a cracker. Manchester City on the blow of the whistle to get the game underway took control and showed their ‘tiki-taka’ presence where Mourinho and his team had no answers.
Ikay Gundogan who has filled the position of injured teammate Kevin De Bryun showed he has the talent and composure to control and contain any opposition.
A 23’ penalty kick gave Manchester City the lead as Rodri took to the spot for the opening. All the known spot kick experts laid back to watch Rodri master his art as they built upon their lead.
It has always been a dicey game between these two managers and going into the break with a goal deficit to Tottenham meant a lot of words from Mourinho. Manchester City came into the second half with much flexibility and control as it took the home side 5’ into the second for Ikay Gundogan to record his first goal for the night.
Ederson Moraes after stopping a run from Tottenham lofted a long ball that found Ikay Gundogan alone with Davinson Sanchez who couldn’t cope with the skill of Gundogan as the German international placed the ball past Hugo Lloris for his brace and third for Manchester City.