Manchester City were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Tottenham in what was perhaps the most unlucky result of the weekend. The Citizens were exceptional on the day blocking Mauricio Pochettino’s men to just three shots on target.
Manchester City were wasteful in front of goal with the team missing so many opportunities to punish their visitors. Guardiola and MikelArteta will have to work on the players to improve their finishing ahead of the trip to Bournemouth.
Kevin De Bruyne appears to be back in form with the Belgium talisman producing two quality assists, for Sterling and Aguero. One area where Guardiola disappointed was starting Mahrez from the bench, the Algerian was exceptional in the opening day defeat of West Ham and it was surprising to see him on the bench.
He could have utilized Bernardo Silva in the midfield role why using Mahrez to stretch the young Tottenham fullback Kyle Walker-Peters. Aguero did not look sharp in the game and this could be due to the lack of preseason.
The Argentine is considered as one of the best finishers in the game and looked unfit as he misplaced a few chances with his holdup game not looking like peak Aguero.
It will be interesting to see whether he starts at Bournemouth after a clash on the touchline with Guardiola despite the two reconciling.
The defence was also impressive as Harry Kane barely had a kick throughout the game;Otamendi appeared to be back to his best alongside AymericLaporte. John Stones will have to be wary as his spot looks threatened this early into the season.