Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur beat Pep Guardiola’s Manchester Metropolis to go prime | Soccer Information

LONDON: Tottenham Hotspur moved prime of the Premier League after a traditional Jose Mourinho impressed efficiency delivered a 2-Zero victory over Pep Guardiola‘s Manchester Metropolis on Saturday.
Targets in every half from Son Heung-min and substitute Giovani lo Celso, secured the three factors and a fourth straight league win for Spurs, who’re two factors forward of second-placed Chelsea.
Mourinho’s males grabbed the lead within the fifth minute when Son obtained around the again of Metropolis’s defence to latch on to an ideal, lofted cross excessive from Tanguy Ndombele and slip the ball by the legs of the advancing Ederson for the South Korean’s ninth league aim of the season.

Harry Kane had the ball within the internet within the 13th minute, slotting house from Son on the finish of a sweeping transfer however the effort was disallowed for offside.

Metropolis have been annoyed when Aymeric Laporte drove house after being arrange by Gabriel Jesus however referee Mike Dean, after reviewing the pitch-side monitor, dominated the Brazilian had dealt with.
The guests loved the majority of possession with out threatening the aim too typically whereas a well-organised Spurs saved compact and regarded to strike on the break.

That proved to be a clever tactic when Lo Celso, simply 35 seconds after being launched from the bench, was discovered by Kane and saved his cool to slide previous Ederson, who once more had rushed out of his aim.
Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris did nicely within the ultimate minute to maintain out a header from Ruben Dias as Metropolis have been left to mirror n a outcome that left them adrift in 10th place, eight factors behind Tottenham.
The victory was the primary time Mourinho has loved back-to-back wins over his outdated rival Guardiola however he was fast to minimize speak of his crew being title contenders, noting they’d lose prime place if Leicester Metropolis win at Liverpool on Sunday.

“It feels good (to be prime), however possibly tomorrow we’re second once more and actually that will not be an issue for me, I’m simply pleased with the evolution,” Mourinho stated.
“Folks can not anticipate us to return right here and after one season we’re combating for the title. We aren’t combating for the title, we’re simply combating to win each match. However we’re going to lose matches, we’re going to draw matches,” he added.
Guardiola took a special view.

“They’re prime of the league so they’re extra title contenders than anybody else proper now. There are lots of groups in entrance of us,” he stated.
“I feel we aren’t far, far-off (from our greatest) however we battle to attain targets proper now. Ten targets in 9 video games just isn’t ok,” the Spaniard added.

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