The owner of the land scored a goal in each half as Son Heung-min opened the scoring in the first half and substitute Giovanni Lu Celso added the second goal after the intermission as the team achieved its fourth successive victory in the league and leads the tournament, two points ahead of Chelsea Second place holder.
Coach team progress Mourinho Five minutes later, when Son burst behind the City defense, receiving a perfect pass from Tangai Ndombele and putting it between the legs of goalkeeper Ederson, scoring his ninth goal of the season..
Harry Kane put the ball in the net in the 13th minute after a pass from Sun, but the referee canceled the goal for offside.
City was furious after Emeric Laporte’s goal was canceled after Gabriel Jesus’ pass, as referee Mike Dean reviewed the ball in an off-pitch screen and counted a handball at the Brazilian striker..
The away team had possession of the ball without risking the goal while Tottenham maintained its organization and threatened their opponent’s goal with counter-attacks..
Mourinhos decision was proven correct when he involved Lou Celso, where he scored 35 seconds after coming off after a pass from Kane..
Hugo Lloris was saved by a goalkeeper Tottenham Robin Diaz header in the final minutes leaves City eight points away from Tottenham in 10th place.
For the first time, Mourinho succeeded in achieving two consecutive wins over his rival Guardiola, but he was quick to limit the talk about his team’s competition for the title, indicating that he might lose the lead if Leicester City defeated his host. Leferball Sunday.
Mourinho said, “It feels good (at the top of the competition), but maybe tomorrow we will return to second place and it will not be a problem for me. I am happy with the development.”.
“It’s hard for the fans to expect us to compete for the title after one season we’re here. We don’t compete for the title, we just try to win every match. But we will lose matches and draw in others“.
Guardiola had a different view.
“(Tottenham) leads the league so it is more competitive than any other team at the moment. There are many teams ahead of us (in the standings),” the Spanish coach said.“.
“I think we are not far (from our best) but we are struggling to score goals. Ten goals in nine matches are not enough.”