Manchester City Vs Spurs Dream11 Prediction: In an all-English affair, it is practically impossible to pick the winner between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City.
Tottenham Hotspur will invite Manchester City to their new stadium during the first leg of the Champions League Quarterfinals on Tuesday. The Citizens are considered as slight favourites heading into this tie, but Spurs are equally dominant to run over any side should they find their feet.
Manchester City were ruthless against FC Schalke in the previous round and beat them 10-2 on aggregate to progress to the last eight. On the other hand, Spurs were convincing against Borussia Dortmund by easing overcoming the German heavyweights 4-0.
These two sides have not gone against each other in the Champions League, but the head-to-head record in the Premier League is split.
As these two sides gear up for the Tuesday game, we shall look at the Dream11 picks.
Dream11 team for Manchester City Vs Spurs
Ederson: Ederson gets the nod above Hugo Lloris because of Manchester City’s ability to keep possession and not even test Ederson at times. Besides having a chance of keeping a clean sheet, the Brazilian has the ability to find assists because he is an expert to find his teammates with his feet.
Kieran Trippier: Kieran Trippier is one of the best offensive minded full-backs in the league. English International likes to get involved with the attackers and midfielder to provide width and slot in plenty of crosses to find Harry Kane in the middle. Additionally, he takes set pieces and might nick away an assist.
Toby Alderweireld: Toby Alderweireld has been the best defender for Tottenham Hotspur this campaign. The Belgian International is an expert when it comes down to tackling and shutting down some of the best strikers in the league. His ability to score from set pieces makes him a serious threat to Manchester City’s defence.
Jan Vertonghen: Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld have been the mainstay for Tottenham Hotspur’s defence over the last five years. Even though he is up against Sergio Aguero, his ability to defend against these kinds of strikers makes him one of the best defenders in the world. He likes to get ahead sometimes and find the attackers with through balls and crosses.
Aymeric Laporte: Aymeric Laporte does not possess an eye for the goal or stay as a major threat from the set pieces. But, his composure and prowess to lead his team from the back to shut down the opponent’s attackers helps his side regain possession on numerous occasions. He is a must pick in the fantasy team.
Fernandinho: Since the full-backs occupy the defense midfield position when the Citizens attack, Fernandinho is given utmost freedom to link up with the attackers. He makes his team tick and has a great right foot which has supreme power to find the back of the net from outside of the penalty box.
David Silva: David Silva has a remarkable eye to split the defence and find the impossible passes which would reach his teammates. The Spanish International has scored 9 goals and has another 6 assists in all competitions this campaign, making himself very tough to mark for the opponents.
Christian Eriksen: Out of the Spurs attackers and attacking midfielder, Christian Eriksen is the only player to possess decent numbers against Manchester City. The Spurs midfielder has scored four times and has another six assists to his name, making himself as the main man ahead of this game. He has a supreme vision to pick out his teammates and can run the show if Spurs step up to the task.
Kevin De Bruyne: Kevin De Bruyne has been on the sidelines for most parts of the season and the Belgian broke this season’s deadlock against Fulham in the Premier League. He has so much energy to make things happen and helps his side to link the defence and midfield with his extraordinary driving runs.
Sergio Aguero (C): Sergio Aguero has scored ten goals against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. The sensation has been in form lately by scoring plenty of goals in recent weeks. Leading the top of the pile in the Premier League, the Argentine International has scored five goals in the Champions League. Currently, on the sidelines, Pep Guardiola expects him to lead the line against Spurs on Tuesday.
Raheem Sterling (VC): Raheem Sterling is having an extraordinary season, scoring 18 goals in all competitions. Besides his goalscoring ability, the wingers’ ability to find his teammates has made a major threat in the Citizens’ attack. He gets into fantastic positions to score goals and making him as the vice-captain is a no brainer.
Disclaimer: This team is made on the basis of our research for the game. This XI is what we think would work – you’re free to choose your own XI.