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Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur: game time, live blog, and how to watch online

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It’s been a challenging past month for Tottenham Hotspur. After flying high at the top of the table, things have all come crashing back to Earth with three defeats on the trot and a multitude of injuries and suspensions, the latest being Rodrigo Bentancur after Matty Cash decided to moonlight as a debt collector and attempt to break some kneecaps.

Unfortunately, the fixture list isn’t offering any respite, with an extremely tough away trip to Manchester City the next challenge before the Lilywhites. City would be a tough proposition on any day, but when you take into account the state of Spurs’ squad, they appear to be almost an insurmountable obstacle.

All is not lost, however, as Tottenham’s midfield will be bolstered somewhat by the return of Yves Bissouma, who will add some much-needed solidity to the middle third. Spurs also have a (somewhat bizarrely) quite decent record against City, even when things have not been going well, winning matches under the leadership of Mourinho, Conte, Stellini, and yes, even Nuno Espirito Santo.

Ange Postecoglou has already said he is committed to his attacking philosophy, and Tottenham will not take a backward step. Expect fireworks, and even if the result ends up a painful one, it will regardless be an exciting watch.

COYS!

Lineups

Lineups will be posted closer to kick-off.

Live Blog

How to Watch

Manchester City vs. Tottenham Hotspur
Etihad Stadium, Manchester, UK
Sunday, December 3, 2023
Time: 11:30 a.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. UK
TV: Not televised in USA, Sky Sports Premier League (UK). Check international listings at livesoccertv.com
Streaming: Peacock

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