Premier League, Manchester City 3-0 Tottenham: Records broken

Rajdeep Saha
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Premier League, Manchester City 3-0 Tottenham: Records broken
Premier League, Manchester City 3-0 Tottenham: Records broken

14 Feb 2021: Premier League, Manchester City 3-0 Tottenham: Records broken

Premier League leaders Manchester City thrashed Tottenham Hotspur 3-0 at the Etihad to extend their unbeaten run.

Rodri gave City the lead before IIkay Gundogan scored a brace to silence Spurs.

Notably, since City lost 2-0 against Tottenham back in November, they have collected 41 points from a possible 45 to change the momentum completely.

Here we present the records broken.

#MCITOT: How did the match pan out?

City opened the scoring in the 23rd minute after Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg fouled Gundogan and the hosts were awarded a penalty.

Rodri converted from the spot as the matched head into half-time 1-0.

In the second half, City scored two goals in 16 minutes as Gundogan extended his goal-scoring tally.

Spurs were poor for most parts and didn't offer the significant threat.

Man City: Manchester City are unbeaten in 15 Premier League games

Manchester City have not trailed for a single minute in any of their last 15 Premier League games, since a 2-0 loss to Tottenham in November.

Man City are unbeaten in 15 Premier League games (W13 D2).

Notably, they have kept 12 clean sheets in this phase, including in seven of their last eight games.

Fact: Gundogan continues to shine in 2021

City mid-fielder Gundogan has scored more goals than any other player across Europe's top five leagues since the turn of the calendar year, netting nine goals in nine Premier League games in 2021. He has 11 goals and an assist in Premier League 2020-21.

Opta stats: Unwanted feat for Tottenham, Phil Foden equals record

No team has conceded more goals from the penalty spot in the Premier League than Spurs this season (6), while only Leicester City (10) have been awarded more spot kicks than Man City this term (7).

Meanwhile, Phil Foden registered his 50th Premier League win in just his 59th appearance.

He has equaled the record for fewest games to reach the milestone.

Fact: 16 successive wins for Man City