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Match Preview: Tottenham vs Manchester City 2021/22 Premier League Season

The much anticipated 2021/22 Premier League season will kick off today, Friday, August 13th, 2021. Football clubs will hope to get a win in their first games to boost their confidence going into the rest of the season. Promoted side Brentford will welcome Arsenal in the opening game of the season.

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Tottenham vs Manchester City

Tottenham vs Manchester City

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The Key fixture of this weekend's games is between Tottenham and Manchester City on Sunday, August 15th, 2021. We expect the match to be interesting and have plenty of goals in it.

Manchester City will look to start their title defense with maximum points to serve as a reminder to other clubs what they are capable of doing. Tottenham on the other hand will want to begin a season on a high and hope to get as many points as possible.

We will take at some statistics going into the key fixture of this weekend.

(1) Spurs are favored to get at least a point over Manchester City. Both sides have met on three previous occasions, losing none of those matches in 1990/91 (3-1 win), 1995/96 (1-1 draw), and 2010/11 (0-0 draw).

(2) Manchester City has lost 15 away Premier League matches against Spurs, including in the last two seasons, losing 2-0 in both matches. They have only lost more away Premier League matches against Liverpool (16) than they have against Spurs.

(3) The Citizens have lost their last three away games against Tottenham in all competitions, Pep Guardiola has never lost four away games in a row in his managerial career.

(4) Tottenham lost their opening game 1-0  against Everton last season, the last time Sours lost their opening games in consecutive seasons was in 2011-12 (0-3 vs Manchester United) and 2012-13 (1-2 vs Newcastle United).

(5) Manchester City has won their first league match of the season in each of their last 10 top-flights seasons stretching back to the 2011-12 season.

The remaining Premier League fixtures this weekend;

August 15th, 2021

Chelsea vs Crystal Palace

Manchester United vs Leeds United

Burnley vs Brighton

Everton vs Southampton

Leicester City vs Wolves

Watford vs Aston Villa

Norwich vs Liverpool

August 16th, 2021

Newcastle vs Westham United

 

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