Manchester City faced a shocking setback against a weakened Tottenham, resulting in a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Etihad on Sunday.
Spurs, led by manager Ange Postecoglou’s unwavering commitment to attacking football amid an injury crisis, secured the equalizer with Dejan Kulusevski’s 90th-minute header.
Son Heung-min, Spurs’ captain, showcased a remarkable performance by scoring at both ends within the first 10 minutes.
Despite Phil Foden briefly putting City ahead, Jack Grealish’s goal was countered by Kulusevski, leading City to drop points in five of their last eight league games.
The English and European champions now sit in third place, trailing leaders Arsenal by three points.
Tottenham, boosted by this draw, climbs to fifth place, breaking a streak of three consecutive defeats.
The daring approach of the visitors yielded early rewards, with Son exploiting Ederson’s vulnerability to score.
The match witnessed numerous twists, including an own goal by Son and missed opportunities by City’s Haaland.
Despite moments of precision from City, Lo Celso’s goal leveled the score, exposing City’s lapse in concentration.
The dramatic finale featured Kulusevski’s well-timed header, leaving City frustrated by referee decisions.
Rodri and Grealish will equally face suspension in their upcoming match against Aston Villa.
Report by Chibuike Ezekwesili
News Editor: Okuh Ikeme
Published by, Odoh Ngozi