For José Mourinho, this was the definition of a plan coming together. There was the satisfaction of introducing Giovani Lo Celso in the 64th minute and seeing him score Tottenham’s second goal almost immediately with his first involvement. But it went deeper than that, as Spurs got the result to carry them to the top of the Premier League table.
Lo Celso’s goal was just one part of Mourinho, in the vernacular of his trade, doing a number on Manchester City and his rival and counterpart, Pep Guardiola.
Written by David Hytner at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2020/nov/21/tottenham-manchester-city-premier-league-match-report under the title “Son and Lo Celso take Tottenham top with win over Manchester City”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.