Spurs are in a rich vein of form coming into this heavyweight battle, while Pep Guardiola’s men have suffered their first blip of the season, losing 3-2 to bitter rivals Manchester United and exiting the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool.
Mauricio Pochettino’s team have all but sealed their place in the top four, however will still have second place in their eyes. The former Southampton boss will be confident the Lilywhites have the ability to pour more misery on the champions-elect.
Our unique algorithm has predicted the Spurs side it believes will start the game.
Football Whispers uses data to predict teams’ starting XIs, taking into account injuries, suspensions, the statistical likelihood of a player being selected, the competition the match is in, players’ previous performances and the opponent’s style.
And you can also give it a go yourself. Just click ‘create your own’ on the line-up at the top of the page and pick your ideal XI for the game.You can also see each player’s stats once you’ve selected them.
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