Three points push either Manchester City or Tottenham Hotspur within a win of the Premier League’s top spot, but Sunday’s first half at the Etihad Stadium shows both look quite cognizant of what the reverse would mean to their title hopes.
A loss for City or Spurs would see the defeated side five points back of Leicester City with three teams ahead with 12 to go in the PL season.
The first half featured plenty of cautious play and feeling out from both sides, as well as some testy tackles.
Rose also pushed forward plenty in giving City’s left side fits.
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