Premier League holders Manchester City are eyeing a fifth straight win in all competitions ahead of the visit of out-of-form Tottenham Hotspur in the league. The Citizens have won all their matches since they were forced to a 1-1 draw by hosts Southampton in the league just before the winter break in January. Manchester City needed a second half strike from French-born Spanish international Aymeric Laporte to cancel out the early goal from Kyle Walker-Peters. The draw with the Saints halted an impressive run of twelve (12) consecutive victories in the league.
Manchester City returned to winning ways in the Premier League with the 2-0 home win over London team Brentford with goals from Algerian international Mahrez and star player Kevin De Bruyne either side of the half-time break. The win over the Bees made it two victories on the bounce.
The Pep Guardiola-led Manchester City team took their winning run to three games with the 4-0 away win over Norwich City who are battling for their lives at the bottom end of the league table. Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick during the game, while Phil Foden was the recipient of the other goal.
Manchester City have now won four straight games in all competitions after the 5-0 away win over Portuguese champions Sporting Lisbon in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie earlier this week. Goals from the aforementioned Mahrez, Bernardo Silva (brace) and the England duo of Foden and Sterling have virtually put City into the quarterfinals of the competition.
A win over Tottenham Hotspur at home this weekend will make it five wins on the bounce for Manchester City.