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Tottenham won both of last season’s Premier League meetings with Manchester City, having lost eight of their previous nine against them.
There have been 22 goals scored in the last five Premier League encounters between these sides at White Hart Lane (nine for Spurs, 13 for City).
Spurs have won 22 of their 38 Premier League games against City; should they win this match, they will have beaten them more often than they’ve defeated any other Premier League side (they have also beaten Everton 22 times).
Victory would give Spurs their second-best start to a top-flight season, bettered only by their title-winning 1960-61 campaign.
Tottenham have the best defensive record in the division, conceding three goals. They have yet to concede a league goal from open play at White Hart Lane.
Son Heung-min has scored five goals in five games for Spurs in all competitions this season, as many as he did in his last 37 games of the 2015-16 campaign.
Mauricio Pochettino’s first match as a head coach was against Pep Guardiola – he led Espanyol to a 0-0 draw against Barcelona in a Copa del Rey tie on 21 January 2009.