Phil Foden’s first Premier League goal sees City edge past Spurs to go top

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Pep Guardiola’s side got the revenge they so craved after cruelly crashing out of Europe to Spurs in midweek

Manchester City edged past Tottenham to get revenge for their Champions League heartbreak in midweek and return to the top of the Premier League.

Phil Foden netted his first Premier League goal for City after being teed up by Sergio Aguero’s header to tap home after just four minutes.

Foden’s strike was ultimately the difference between the sides

Foden’s strike was ultimately the difference between the sides

Spurs then grew into the game and Son Heung-min, who was the hero for Mauricio Pochettino’s side in midweek, spurned a few glorious chances to level proceedings before the break.

In the second-half, Spurs continued to look dangerous on the break, with John Stones and Aymeric Laporte unable to deal with Son and Lucas Moura’s runs in behind.

But Pep Guardiola’s side withstood the pressure and nervously clung onto their lead to return to the Premier League summit.

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