Manchester City vs Tottenham: Match Preview, Prediction, betting tips including where and when to watch the Premier League Showdown

Manchester City vs Tottenham match preview || Credit: Imago

Manchester City vs Tottenham: Match Preview, Prediction, betting tips including where and when to watch the Premier League Showdown

Stephen Oladehinde 07:21 - 01.12.2023

In what promises to be a thrilling encounter, Manchester City are set to host Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium. As football enthusiasts across Nigeria and the world gear up for this high-octane clash, we bring you an in-depth preview covering all aspects of the game.

Match Preview

Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur will square off in a captivating Premier League encounter at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday, December 3, 2023. 

Both sides are eager to secure a crucial victory that could propel them towards the summit of the league standings.

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Team News and Predicted Lineups

Manchester City

Pep Guardiola's City, known for their strategic prowess and skilful play, is expected to field a strong lineup, with players like Kevin De Bruyne and Erling Haaland being key to their tactics.

  • Goalkeeper: Ederson
  • Defenders: Walker, Dias, Akanji, Gvardiol
  • Midfielders: Foden, Rodri, Silva
  • Forwards: Haaland, Álvarez, Doku​​.
Man City team news || credit: Imago
Man City team news || credit: Imago


Tottenham, showcasing resilience under their current managerial leadership, will likely depend on the prowess of players like Son Heung-Min and Richarlison in their attack.

  • Goalkeepers: Vicario
  • Defenders: Royal, Romero, Davies, Porro
  • Midfielders: Højbjerg, Kulusevski, Maddison
  • Forwards: Son, Richarlison,
Tottenham team news || credit: Imago
Tottenham team news || credit: Imago

Match Predictions

A tightly contested match is anticipated, with Manchester City possibly having the upper hand due to their home advantage and attacking firepower.

Betting Tips

  • Manchester City Win: Odds around 1.50
  • Both Teams to Score (BTTS): Yes at odds of approximately 1.70
  • Over 2.5 Goals: Odds could be around 1.60


The last five meetings between these sides have been eventful. City have won 3, Spurs have clinched 2, with no draws. Historically, City have had the upper hand with 15 wins, 5 draws, and 8 losses against Spurs.

Venue, Time, and Where to Watch

Nigerian fans won't miss a beat of the action. The match will be broadcast live on Sunday, December 3, 2023 5:30 pm via DSTV Sports Channels, and for those on the move, streaming is available on Showmax Pro and the DSTV Now app.

As the Premier League season heats up, this fixture stands out as a potential decider for the title race and top-four finish. Both teams, known for their attacking flair and strategic depth, are expected to put up a memorable show. Fans across Nigeria and worldwide are in for a footballing treat at the Etihad.