City routs Tot­ten­ham

Muscat Daily - - PRESS RELEASES -

Wash­ing­ton, US - Man­ches­ter City posted a con­vinc­ing 3-0 win over English Premier­ship ri­vals Tot­ten­ham on Satur­day in an In­ter­na­tional Cham­pi­ons Cup (ICC) friendly in Nashville, Ten­nessee.

John Stones, Ra­heem Ster­ling and Brahim Diaz scored for Man­ches­ter City, who were com­ing off a 4-1 win over Spain and Euro­pean cham­pion Real Madrid in the ex­hi­bi­tion tour­na­ment in North Amer­ica.

Jones opened the scor­ing at Nis­san Sta­dium, home of the NFL's Ten­nessee Ti­tans, with a glanc­ing header in the tenth minute. City had plenty of chances to in­crease its lead be­fore Ster­ling made it 2-0 in the 72nd minute, and Diaz came off the bench to com­plete the scor­ing in in­jury time.

Tot­ten­ham had the first real chance in the third minute, but Dele Alli's at­tempt was saved by goalie Eder­son.

City play its last pre-sea­son friendly against West Ham United in Reyk­javik next week while Tot­ten­ham take on Ju­ven­tus at Wem­b­ley Sta­dium on Au­gust 5.

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