Three issues Pochettino must address to avoid City thrashing
Second meets fifth in a Saturday evening clash. Manchester City host Tottenham Hotspur, with the home side lingering outside the Champions League places. That said, Pep Guardiola’s side are only three points off Mauricio Pochettino’s men, as the battle in the chasing pack heats up.
It is a tense period of the season, with several meetings between the top clubs in the next few weeks, and each match has the potential to set a team back a long way.
The recent history between these two teams is fascinating. From thrashings to disciplined team performances, Tottenham have had a turbulent relationship with their Manchester City fixtures. This Spurs side is different, though, and does not suffer from the same vulnerabilities as previous Lilywhite editions.
Pochettino has his team well-drilled, tactically savvy and functioning as a well-oiled unit. His opponent, Guardiola, is yet to find the answers for City as they continue to leak goals. However, Pochettino still has three key issues to address before kickoff…