Tottenham vs Manchester City FA Cup clash: 4 key facts to note

Manchester City will be away to Tottenham Hotspur away from home in tonight’s FA Cup fourth round meeting.

Here are four key facts ahead of the Tottenham vs Manchester City FA Cup clash:

First Meeting in FA Cup since 2003/04: This fourth-round fixture marks the first time Tottenham and Manchester City have met in the FA Cup since the 2003/04 season. In that memorable match, Manchester City came from 3-0 down at halftime, with 10 men, to win 4-3​​.

Recent Form and Standings: Tottenham, under Ange Postecoglou, are currently fifth in the Premier League, while Manchester City is second, trailing Liverpool. In their recent FA Cup matches, Tottenham advanced by defeating Burnley, and Manchester City had a convincing 5-0 victory against Huddersfield​​.

Struggles at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium: Manchester City have not had success at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, failing to win or score in all five of their previous matches at this venue since it opened in 2019, despite having 84 shots and 22 on target​​.

Team News and Potential Lineups: Tottenham will be without several key players due to injuries and international duties, including Son Heung-min, Pape Sarr, and Yves Bissouma. Manchester City are likely to be without Erling Haaland and Manuel Akanji due to injuries. The predicted lineups are Vicario, Udogie, Romero, Van de Ven, Porro, Johnson, Hojbjerg, Bentancur, Werner, Kulusevski, Richarlison for Tottenham, and Ortega, Gvardiol, Dias, Ake, Walker, Silva, Rodri, Kovacic, De Bruyne, Foden, Alvarez for Manchester City​​​​.