Manchester City had a goal snatched away from them at the death as Tottenham came from behind twice to draw with the champions at the Etihad.
DANNY MURPHY: Spurs got out of jail on Saturday night – and I’m not just talking about the disallowed goal by Gabriel Jesus. City should have been out of sight by then.
ROB DRAPER AT THE ETIHAD: Here we were again. The Etihad was enjoying a glorious celebration of a winning goal. For a good two minutes they cavorted and danced.
The goalkeeper faced 30 shots from City players, but Spurs were level heading into the last minutes courtesy of Lucas Moura’s header from a corner despite the hosts’ dominance.
JACK GAUGHAN AT THE ETIHAD STADIUM: Listening to both managers 24 hours out from this, there is almost an embarrassment at their undeniable rivalry
Manchester City host Tottenham in their first home game of the season this evening as Pep Guardiola’s side look for their fifth consecutive Premier League win over Spurs.
Manchester City may have retained the Premier League title last season, finishing 27 points ahead of Tottenham, but Guardiola was referring to his team’s excruciating European defeat to Spurs.
Sterling continued his excellent form from last season, when he scored 25 goals in all competitions for City, as he starred in a thumping 5-0 win for the Premier League champions.
It is understood that Aurier is looking to quit Spurs before the European transfer window slams shut on September 2, with a return to PSG also being mooted as a possible destination.
Hugo Lloris says it is time for Tottenham to stop talking about trophies and deliver – but has warned their title chances could suffer a decisive hit if they make a slow start against Man City on Saturday.