City take on Spurs in what is arguably City’s most important home game of the season. But they go into the match with Premiership history against them as Spurs hold the upper hand against the blues.
City have met Spurs 12 times in the Premiership but have only won two of those games while Spurs have won on eight occasions. The last time City beat the Londoners at home was in March 2008, when City won 2-1. The only other time City have beaten the visitors was in October 1994 when City thumped Spurs 5-2.
The majority of meeting between these two came in the old first division when Spurs visited Manchester on 46 occasions. However, the statistics show a very different story as City won 27 of those home meetings with Spurs winning just 7 games at City’s home.
Overall, the two teams have met 60 times at City, with the blues winning 31 to Spurs 15. Goal wise, City have scored 105 goals to Spurs 58
In cop competitions, the two have met 7 times at City in the FA Cup with both teams winning three each but in the League Cup, Spurs have won both meetings with the last during Sven’s reign when Spurs won 2-0
City’s Home Record Against Spurs
|First Division (Old)||46||27||12||7||90||40|
|Second Division (Old)||2||2||0||0||3||0|
|First Division (New)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Second Division (New)||0||0||0||0||0||0|
Other Spurs Facts
City’s biggest win over Spurs came in March 1962 when the blues won 6-2, while their heaviest defeat was during an FA Cup tie in 1993 when the Londoners advanced thanks to a 4-2 win at Maine Road.
The biggest attendance for this fixture came in January 1954 when 50,576 witnessed a 1-0 fourth round FA Cup defeat for City, while the lowest crowd was in April 1912 when 10,000 saw the blues win 2-1.
The first clash between these two was at Hyde Road in January 1906 when Spurs won 4-3.
Since the 5-2 win at Maine Road in 1994, City have only won just 1 of the 11 games played at home.
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