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Posted on 22 September 2000  - 12:00

English Barclays Premiership

SPURS v MAN CITY StatPack - By Dave Todd

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR (5th/White Hart Lane/George Graham (Oct 98)/Spurs)

League results this season:
IPSWICH (H) W3-1 (Anderton pen, Carr, Ferdinand)
MIDDLESBRO (A) D1-1 (Leonhardsen)
NEWCASTLE (A) L0-2
EVERTON (H) W3-2 (Rebrov 2-1 pen, Ferdinand)
WEST HAM (H) W1-0 (Campbell)
CHARLTON (A) L0-1

  • Won 3 of their opening 6 league games this season
  • Won only 1 of their last 8 league games away from home - at Leicester, 19th April (4 since)
  • Lost 5 of their last 8 league games away from home
  • Only 1 goal in 3 games away from home so far this season
  • 100% home record so far this season - won 3 out of 3
  • Won 5 of their last 6 home league games, including the last 4 in a row - unbeaten in those 6
  • Failed to score in 3 of their last 5 games in all comps

Top Scorer: Ferdinand/Rebrov - 2 lge (Rebrov 1 pen)
Also: Anderton/Campbell/Carr/Leonhardsen - 1 lge (Anderton 1 pen)

MANCHESTER CITY (12th/Maine Road/Joe Royle (Feb 98)/Blues or the Citizens)

League results this season:
CHARLTON (A) L0-4
SUNDERLAND (H) W4-2 (Wanchope 3, Haaland)
COVENTRY (H) L1-2 (Horlock)
LEEDS (A) W2-1 (Howey, Wiekens)
LIVERPOOL (A) L2-3 (Weah, Horlock pen)
MIDDLESBRO (H) D1-1 (Wanchope)

  • Lost 3 of their 6 league games so far this season
  • Won 5 of their last 10 league games
  • Lost only 2 of their last 8 games away from home
  • Won 6 of their last 8 home league games
  • Lost only 1 of their last 9 home league games
  • Failed to score only once in their last 24 league games
  • George Weah scored on his English debut when playing for Chelsea against SPURS in January

Top Scorer: Wanchope - 4 lge
Also: Horlock/Weah - 2 lge (1 pen), Haaland/Howey/Weah/Wiekens - 1 lge

Head to Head:

  • Spurs have won 8 of the last 10 meetings home and away in all comps
  • Spurs have won the last 4 league meetings here in a row - 100% home Premiership record against City
  • City have not won here since October '91 - 4 meetings since
  • Only 1 draw in the last 14 league meetings here - in January '89
  • There has not been a 0-0 here since September '46 - 37 meetings since
  • No player has ever been sent off in this fixture
  • Last Corresponding Fixture: Spurs 1 (Armstrong) Manchester City 0 - 13th January '96
  • Betting: Tottenham 4/6, Manchester City 4/1, Draw 9/4