In the second Super Sunday Preview, Tottenham take on Manchester City in one of the matches of the season. Spurs and City come into this game unbeaten, but only City have the 100% record. Burnley face Arsenal in the late kick off, with the Clarets looking to add another high profile scalp to their season.

Tottenham vs Manchester City – Sunday 2nd October 2016 – 14:15 - Sky Sports 2

Can Manchester City maintain their 100% record away at Spurs?
Can Manchester City maintain their 100% record away at Spurs?

Tottenham welcome Manchester City to White Hart Lane on Sunday, with both sides looking to build on their excellent start.

Spurs into this match on the back of a 2-1 win against Middlesbrough away last weekend.

Goals from Heung-Min Son in the 7th and 23rd minute, gave Tottenham and the South Korean a deserved two goal lead.

Middlesbrough did pull one back through Ben Gibson in the 65th minute, but it was little more than a consolation goal.

It was another strong display from Tottenham and this is the battle of the unbeaten sides, with Manchester City boasting a 100% record.

Back In Form

That win will have delighted Mauricio Pochettino, with his side not only unbeaten but winning four and drawing two of their opening six games.

They have faced some strong sides already in the form of Everton and Liverpool, who limited them to their two draws.

Tottenham's only defeat this season has come in the Champions League, with Monaco beating Spurs 2-1 at their adopted Wembley home in Matchday One.

Luckily they were able to put this right this week, with a 1-0 win against CSKA Moscow away, with Heung-Min Son scoring his fifth goal in six matches.

Visitors Favourites

Tottenham come into this match as underdogs and will be looking to make it four successive wins in the Premier League.

Mauricio Pochettino's side are 3rd in the Premier League, only behind Manchester City and Liverpool.

They will go above Liverpool into 2nd and just one point behind Manchester City were they to win.

Their recent record against Manchester City is excellent, with Tottenham doing the double over City in last season's Premier League.

With a 2-1 win at the Etihad Stadium, preceded by an early season 4-1 win at White Hart Lane.

Tottenham are 15/8 with Heung-Min Son  at 7/1 to score first.

Tottenham host Manchester City in the battle of the unbeaten sides
Tottenham host Manchester City in the battle of the unbeaten sides

Manchester City travel to White Hart Lane on the back of a 3-1 win in the Premier League against Swansea.

Goals from Sergio Agüero (9 and 65 pen) put City ahead twice, with Raheem Sterling (77) completing their second win in three days at the Liberty.

Fernando Llorente did level the score in the 13th minute, that was as good as it got for Francesco Guidolin's side.

It's a 6th successive win for Manchester City in the Premier League, with Pep Guardiola and his side growing in confidence and skill with every game.

Pep & City On Another Level

Pep Guardiola has had an incredible start to life at Manchester City, with the Blues winning their first 10 matches of the Spaniard's reign.

That 100% start was ended during their incredible 3-3 draw in midweek at Parkhead, with Brendan Rodgers side pulling off a miraculous draw.

Goals from Moussa Dembele (3' & 47) and a Sterling own goal (20), gave the home side the lead on three separate occasions.

City refused to lie down with Fernandinho (11), Sterling (28) and Nolito (55) ensuring Guardiola's men at least retained their unbeaten status in all competitions.

City Favourites

Manchester City come into this match as favourites, they will be looking to make it seven successive wins.

This will be a tough fixture for Pep Guardiola's side, with Kevin de Bruyne missing and Tottenham in excellent form a well.

Manchester City will be looking to better their overall record against Tottenham, in 131 matches they have won 50, lost 51 and drawn 30.

Manchester City are 11/8  with Sergio Aguero at 7/2 to score first.

 

Burnley vs Arsenal – Sunday 2nd October 2016 – 16:30 - Sky Sports 2

Can Arsenal continue their excellent form against the Clarets?
Can Arsenal continue their excellent form against the Clarets?

Burnley welcome Arsenal to Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon, with both sides looking to build on their wins last weekend.

Sean Dyche's men come into this match on the back of a 2-0 win against high-flying Watford last weekend.

Goals from Jeff Hendrick (38) and Michael Keane (50) gave the Clarets their second win of the season.

Watford were poor all game, with Burnley limiting them to just 2 shots on target, despite Watford enjoying the higher percentage of the ball.

It was another strong home display from Burnley, with the Clarets winning 2 of their opening 3 games at fortress Turf Moor.

Back In Form

That win will have delighted Sean Dyche, with his side enduring two defeats in three matches prior to that game.

They have faced some strong sides already in the form of Leicester, and Liverpool, who limited them a loss and a win respectively.

Burnley's best result of the season was the 2-0 win against Liverpool, with Burnley the only side to beat the high-flying Reds this season.

Their overall record is mixed this season, with two wins, one draw and three defeats but Burnley knew this season would be tough.

Visitors Favourites

Burnley come into this match as underdogs and will be looking to make it back to back wins in the Premier League.

Sean Dyche's side are 14th in the Premier League, level on points with Leicester and Hull City.

They will go above West Brom into 9th with a win, and maintain their excellent home record in the process.

Their recent record against Arsenal is appalling, they have lost the last four meetings against the Gunners.

Burnley are 15/2 with Sam Vokes at 10/1 to score first.

Can Burnley add Arsenal to their list of home casualties?
Can Burnley add Arsenal to their list of home casualties?

Arsenal travel to Turf Moor on the back of a 3-0 win in the Premier League against Chelsea.

Goals from Alexis Sánchez (11), Theo Walcott (14) and Mesut Özil (40) completed an emphatic first half for Arsenal.

It ends Arsenal's recent poor run against Chelsea, with the Blues something of a bogey team for the Gunners.

Arsene Wenger will be delighted with his side's performance, it is a huge statement of intent to beat Chelsea with such ease.

Antonio Conte's side were never in the game, their best effort of the night fell to Michy Batschuayi late in the second half.

European Boost

Arsene Wenger has enjoyed an excellent season so far, with the defeat against Liverpool the only defeat so far.

They have progressed on the European front as well, with a comprehensive 2-0 win against Basle in midweek at the Emirates.

Goals from Theo Walcott (7, 26) took his tally to three inside a week and Alexis Sanchez wasted a hatful of chances.

In truth it was a very comfortable night for the Gunners, it ensures that with four points from their opening two games, they remain in contention for top spot in the group.

Gunners Favourites

Arsenal come into this match as favourites, they will be looking to make it five successive wins.

This will be a tough fixture for Arsene Wenger's side, with Burnley relishing the underdog tag, they have also proved to be excellent at home.

Liverpool have shown exactly what can happen if you underestimate Burnley at home.

Arsenal will be looking to maintain their overall record against Burnley, in 84 matches they have won 38, lost 28 and drawn 18.

Arsenal are 4/11 with Alexis Sanchez is at 7/2 to score first.

 

Betting Tips

Tip 1 – Janssen to score first @ 7/1 and a 2-2 draw @ 10/1

Tip 2 – Sanchez to score first @ 7/2 and Arsenal to win 3-1 @ 10/1

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