Manchester City first team coach David Platt insists his side has nothing to prove after beating Tottenham 2-1 on Sunday.City were forced to come from behind after going 1-0 down to a Steven Caulker header with Edin Dzeko once again popping up at the death to steal the win.
Manchester City star Edin Dzeko refused to complain about a lack of starting opportunities after he fired his team to another win.The Bosnian forward has struggled to nail down a place in Roberto Mancini's starting 11 this season.
Manchester City moved within two points of Premier League leaders Manchester United after a dramatic late 2-1 victory over Tottenham.Edin Dzeko enhanced his reputation as the champions' super-sub with a well-taken winner on the 86th minute, adding to Sergio Aguero's equaliser that had pulled the hosts back following Steven Caulker's headed opener.
Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta has labelled Tottenham's Gareth Bale one of the best wingers in the world.The 27-year-old is set to face the Wales international as Andre Villas-Boas' side travel to the Etihad Stadium for their Premier League clash on Sunday.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas is wary that his side have less rest than Manchester City ahead of their Premier League meeting.Roberto Mancini's men fought out a 2-2 Champions League draw with Ajax on Tuesday while Spurs were forced to wait until Thursday to complete a 3-1 Europa League victory over Maribor.
Tottenham are full of confidence ahead of their trip to face Manchester City on Sunday, according to defender Jan Vertonghen.Spurs go into the game five points behind Roberto Mancini's men, who enjoy an imperious domestic record at Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City will be hoping to capitalise on Tottenham's patchy form in the Premier League when they welcome them to Etihad Stadium on Sunday.After a promising start, Spurs have been lacklustre in their last two domestic fixtures, going down 2-1 to Norwich in the League Cup before losing 1-0 at home to Wigan in their last league match.
|11-11||Platt: City have nothing to prove|
|11-11||Dzeko lets goals do the talking|
|11-11||Premier League: Manchester City 2 Tottenham 1|
|11-11||Zabaleta talks up Bale|
|09-11||Fatigue concern for Villas-Boas|
|09-11||Spurs confident ahead of City clash|
|09-11||Premier League preview: Manchester City v Tottenham|