The Citizens have gradually slid out of the top for and are now resting on 5th spot with 42 points, 2 points above their city rivals Manchester United.
Pep Guardiola and his men were humiliated at Goodison Park last Sunday as they conceded as much as 4 goals without a single reply. They will aim to avoid another defeat as that may take them to 6th position below their arch rivals Manchester United.
Meanwhile, High flying Tottenham will enter the game from a run of 6-game winning streak which includes a win over Conte’s Chelsea. Their last defeat was against Manchester United in December and they have been stronger since then.
Spurs have scored at least 2 goals in their last 6 games and have kept clean sheets in their last 3 games in all competitions. They are 7 points below the leaders Chelsea and needs a win to reduce the gap should Chelsea fail to win.