Manchester City underlined their status as Champions League favourites in midweek but attention now turns back towards their Premier League title defence as Tottenham Hotspur come calling.
Pep Guardiola’s men were heavy favourites to beat Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday but few expected them to smash the Portuguese side 5-0 in their own back yard.
Antonio Conte revived Tottenham’s fortunes when he replaced Nuno Espirito Santo but they’ve now hit a slump with three successive Premier League defeats.
That has dented their hopes of finishing in the top four and Conte admits the club’s January transfer business has actually weakened his hand. It looks like only FA Cup glory can save Tottenham’s season now and it would be a major surprise if they avoided another defeat at the Etihad.
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