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Man City One Win Away From Title After Defeating Spurs

16 Avril 2018

Pep Guardiola's side needs just three points to be crowned champions, but they could win the title if second-placed Manchester United lose to West Brom on Sunday or to Bournemouth on Wednesday.

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Jesus found himself in another one-on-one situation like he did in the early minutes of the game, but this time, he wasted the chance to put City three goals up.

Man City celebrate their third goal against Tottenham.

Goals from Gabriel Jesus, Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling gave Manchester City a deserved 3-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur.

It was a comfortable win for City, and one which could have been against 10 men had referee Jon Moss dismissed either Hugo Lloris or Ben Davies for bad first-half challenges.

'It was very rash by Lloris and Manchester City get a break.

However, Olivier Giroud came off the bench to finally kickstart his Chelsea career with his first two Premier League goals for the club either side of Eden Hazard's leveller.

City, who were deprived of wrapping up the title in dream fashion last weekend when they lost at home to Manchester United and were then knocked out of the Champions League 5-1 on aggregate by Liverpool on Tuesday, were two up after 25 minutes as they hit back with a vengeance.

Manchester City's fans celebrated long and loud after the final whistle at Wembley after a dazzling display by their team.

City went close again when Kevin De Bruyne sent a rocket shot wide from the edge of the box and the only surprise was Tottenham survived until the 22 minute when, at last, the Blues went ahead.

Manchester City got back on track against Tottenham, winning 3-1 and preventing the depressive spiral we've all experienced recently from continuing any further.

Guardiola's men had done enough to be out of sight but Spurs got a lifeline just before half-time when Eriksen netted for a third game in a row. The absence of Heung-Min Son definitely made it easier as he may be Tottenham's most risky wide attacker at the moment and this may have played a role in why Pep felt comfortable doing this.

While it was a clear foul, the contact appeared to be made just outside the area, yet, to Tottenham's fury, Jonathan Moss awarded a penalty that Gundogan slotted home easily.

Pochettino's cup rotation policy is likely to ensure that Michel Vorm lines up against Manchester United in next Saturday's FA Cup semifinal at Wembley.

In the 2016/2017 campaign, Romelu Lukaku looked all set to win the Golden Boot before Kane snatched it from him with seven goals in their last two games against Leicester and Hull.

Man City One Win Away From Title After Defeating Spurs