Tottenham were altogether more sluggish relying on two late Harry Kane goals to squeeze past newly-promoted Aston Villa.
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Man City XI: Ederson; Walker, Otamendi, Laporte, Zinchenko; Rodrigo, Gundogan, De Bruyne; Sterling, Bernardo, Aguero.
Tottenham XI: Lloris; Walker-Peters, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Rose; Winks, Sissoko, Ndombele, Eriksen, Lamela; Kane.
Kevin De Bruyne’s whipped cross from the right of the 18-yard box after 20 minutes was met by a Raheem Sterling header back across goal and beyond Hugo Lloris – his fourth of the season.
City’s lead was restored in the 35th minute, when Aguero glanced in a close-range finish from another De Bruyne delivery.