Ake react reacts as Man City score first goal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

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Manchester City defender Nathan Ake has said he’s impressed with City’s determination which led to a 1-0 victory against Tottenham in the FA Cup fourth round tie.

Surprisingly, it is the first goal to be registered in Tottenham Stadium for City.

Ake defender netted in the 88th minute of the game, sending City into the fifth round of the competition after Oscar Bobb’s goal was ruled out for a marginal offside in the opening half.

Ake who struck the late winner was full of praise for the team’s attitude and desire to win the game.

He said: “I’m so happy, it was tough.

“I think we played really well over the whole game. We just had to score. It didn’t happen again for a long time but luckily we got it in the end.

“I’m not sure what happened. I just touched it in. “[We kept] trust in the way we play. We played really well and created numerous chances.

“The belief to keep going even though we didn’t score, we kept going and kept trying. Eventually we got it. We thought it’s never going to come. Finally it came.”