Nuno Espirito Santo did it again to Man City, this time not with Wolves but with Spurs. Son Heung-Min's strike saw Tottenham kick off the Nuno Espirito Santo era with a superb 1-0 victory at home to reigning champions Manchester City. Moreover, he did it without his main man Harry Kane. The England captain Harry Kane has recently been a subject of transfer interest for Pep's City.
Although Kane returned to training on Friday, Spurs officials confirmed that he isn't fit enough to be on the bench. The Lily whites seemed to struggle without the services of Kane as they bottled some excellent first-half counter attacks. However, they didn't have to wait long as Son scored a screamer in the 55th minute after cutting back in and scoring with his left foot from just outside the box.
The £100M man Jack Grealish put up a decent show for the blues. The visitors dominated the opening half but lacked urgency in the second resulting in a defeat. They fail to test Hugo Lloris to his limits which probably sums up why they are so desperate for a quality striker.
Man City will now aim to bounce back at home to Norwich next Saturday. Spurs have a Europa Conference League qualifying playoff at Pacos de Ferreira on Thursday before Nuno visits his old club Wolves on Sunday.