Phil Foden scored his first Premier League goal as Manchester City battled to a 1-0 win over their Champions League conquerors Tottenham to return to the top of the table.
Four days on from their dramatic quarter-final exit at the hands of Spurs, Foden’s fifth-minute header sealed a priceless victory for Pep Guardiola’s side on an incredibly tense afternoon at the Etihad Stadium.
Phil Foden struck the decisive blow as Manchester City returned to winning ways against Tottenham to boost title prospects
The goal represented Foden’s first ever in the Premier League as he was trusted to start ahead of the reliable David Silva
The 18-year-old quickly ran over to Sergio Aguero after a smart cushioned header from the Argentine set up an easy header
Pep Guardiola turned to the crowd and gave a small fist pump as it was the perfect start after the disappointment in Europe