The starting lineups are in for Manchester City’s clash with Tottenham

Manchester City and Tottenham have confirmed their starting lineups ahead of tonight’s massive Premier League encounter. The two teams will meet at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with tonight’s game absolutely crucial to City’s chances of claiming a fourth consecutive Premier League title.

Pep Guardiola’s side knows they must leave London with three points tonight. A win over Ange Postecoglou’s side would see move above Arsenal into top spot on the Premier League table. With Arsenal having a superior goal difference to the world champions, a draw or worse would hand Mikel Arteta’s side the advantage in the title race. With only one game remaining in the season after tonight for City, it is a must win game for the champions. For Tottenham, they must win to keep their slim hopes of a top four finish alive.

Here are the starting lineups ahead of what is a massive fixture tonight.

Manchester City

The world champions will head into tonight’s match with one major injury concern. Nathan Ake was substituted early in last weekend’s 4-nil win over Fulham. Pep Guardiola told the media yesterday that Ake’s availability was dependent on how he got through training yesterday. Jack Grealish missed last weekend’s win over Fulham due to illness. But the winger has recovered in time for tonight’s match.

Pep Guardiola has made one changes to the starting lineup that beat Fulham last weekend. In comes Kyle Walker to slot in at right-back. Out goes Nathan Ake who is on the bench for tonight’s match. Jack Grealish is also amongst the substitutes for tonight’s match after missing last weekend’s game against Fulham due to illness.

Starting lineup: Ederson, Walker, Akanji, Dias, Gvardiol, Rodri, Kovacic, De Bruyne, Foden, Bernardo Silva, Haaland.

Substitutes: Stefan Ortega, Stones, Ake, Grealish, Doku, Alvarez, Nunes, Bobb, Lewis.

Tottenham

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