Late drama as City lose


Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham LIVE: Harry Kane – Tottenham have blown the Premier League title race open with a 3-2 victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium, giving their own hopes of reaching the top four a vital shot in the arm. Dejan Kulusevski fired the visitors ahead, only to be pegged back by Ilkay Gundogan. Harry Kane restored Tottenham’s lead and then a had a goal disallowed by VAR. City were awarded a penalty by VAR in the dying minutes following a handball by Cristian Romero, which was dispatched by Riyad Mahrez. However, Kane won the game for Antonio Conte’s with a precise header in stoppage time. Follow Live Premier League news, updates only on InsideSport.IN

Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores a 95th minute winner as the Title-race is blown wide open

City are next in action on the road against Everton next Saturday in the Premier League. Spurs travel to face Burnley in their next outing on Wednesday.

Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute

Tottenham Hotspur earned a stunning late win over Manchester City in a dramatic game at the Etihad which saw two goals scored in stoppage time. Antonio Conte’s side stormed into a surprise lead after four minutes when a swift counter attack sent Son Heung-min through on goal.

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The South Korean forward then set up Dejan Kulusevski to slide into the net from close range for his first goal for the club. İlkay Gündoğan almost equalised for the hosts in the 20th minute but the German midfielder saw his strike come back off the post.

Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute to secure a victory as Tottenham do the double over the league leaders
Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute to secure a victory as Tottenham do the double over the league leaders

Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Title race blown wide open

The same player wasn’t to be denied again 13 minutes later, as Hugo Lloris spilled Raheem Sterling’s cross into the path of Gündogan to slot home. Kane restored Tottenham’s lead when waltzed into the box to get on to the end of Son’s cross and poke past Ederson from six yards out midway through the second half.

Cristian Romero handled Bernardo Silva’s cross in the box which allowed substitute Riyad Mahrez the chance to dispatch his spot-kick into the top corner in the 92nd-minute to seemingly earn a point for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute to secure a victory as Tottenham do the double over the league leaders
Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute to secure a victory as Tottenham do the double over the league leaders

But there was one more twist in the tale and it came from the head of the England captain as Kane rose highest to head home Kulusevski’s cross in the 95th-minute to pull off a remarkable late win for Antonio Conte’s men. City remain top of the Premier League but their gap over Liverpool has been cut to six points with Jürgen Klopp’s side having a game in hand while Spurs move up to seventh.

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Manchester City 2-3 Tottenham Live: Late, late drama as Harry Kane scores in the 95th minute to secure a victory as Tottenham do the double over the league leaders

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