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Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester City: Live Score, Highlights, Report

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 29: Edin Dzeko of Manchester City celebrates scoroing their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on January 29, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
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Dan SheridanContributor IJanuary 29, 2014

Premier League—White Hart Lane, London

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1-5 MANCHESTER CITY

Goals: Capoue 59; Aguero 15, Yaya Toure (pen) 50, Dzeko 54, Jovetic 78, Kompany 89

 

Manchester City cruised to the top of the Premier League table on Wednesday with a devastating 5-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane.

A 15th-minute strike from Sergio Aguero, who hobbled off injured before half-time, gave the visitors the lead before Yaya Toure made it two from the penalty spot after the break.

Edin Dzeko struck a third just moments later, and though Spurs substitute Etienne Capoue managed to claw one back for the North Londoners, further strikes from Stevan Jovetic and Vincent Kompany capped a miserable night for Tim Sherwood's side.

Some big decisions admittedly went City's way, such as a dubious offside flag that ruled out what would have been a Tottenham equaliser from Michael Dawson.

Danny Rose was also unlucky to receive a red card for the Sky Blues' penalty, but Manuel Pellegrini's men were irresistible at times and could have scored even more on the night.

 

Lineups

Tottenham Hotspur: Lloris, Walker, Chiriches, Dawson, Rose, Lennon, Bentaleb, Dembele (Capoue), Sigurdsson, Eriksen (Holtby), Adebayor

Manchester City: Hart, Zabaleta, Kompany, Demichelis, Clichy, Navas, Fernandinho, Yaya Toure (Nastasic), Silva (Kolarov), Aguero (Jovetic), Dzeko

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