Son Heung-min struck and Giovani Lo Celso scored 35 seconds after approaching instead as Tottenham defeated Manchester Metropolis.
Jose Mourinho celebrated a 12 months in control of Spurs with a second straight win over outdated rival Guardiola, who hoped to mark his new contract with a optimistic outcome however has now misplaced all three of his video games at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Son transformed a Tanguy Ndombele cross after 5 minutes on Saturday and Mourinho’s males, who spent a lot of the meantime on the again foot, sealed the triumph when Lo Celso beat Ederson with 25 minutes remaining.
Aymeric Laporte had a first-half objective dominated out for Metropolis and they’re now eight factors behind Spurs, who ended Chelsea‘s temporary stint on the high of the desk.
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Spurs made a superb begin when a lofted ball from Ndombele discovered Son, who beat the offside entice and took one contact together with his proper foot earlier than sending a cool end together with his left via the legs of an onrushing Ederson.
Harry Kane had the ball within the internet after an outstanding transfer involving Son, solely to be denied by an offside flag.
Other than these incidents, Metropolis managed proceedings with Ferran Torres, Rodri and Ruben Dias all forcing routine saves from Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris.
The guests thought they’d levelled the competition after 27 minutes when Laporte fired in, just for referee Mike Dean to overturn the objective after viewing the monitor, having discovered Gabriel Jesus dealt with Rodri’s cross earlier than passing to the defender.
Metropolis continued to probe with out making a notable alternative earlier than a swift Spurs counter-attack noticed Kane thread a cross via to Lo Celso, the substitute hitting a advantageous left-footed end past Ederson simply 35 seconds after changing Ndombele.
Guardiola threw on England duo Phil Foden and Raheem Sterling with 18 minutes left however Lloris saved from Dias late on as Spurs held on for a memorable victory by the identical scoreline as they received this fixture in February.