X reacts as Man City dent Arsenal's title dreams with crazy win over Spurs

  • Man City beat Tottenham 2-0 on Tuesday to regain top spot in Premier League
  • Spurs caused real scares but could not help Arsenal's title push
  • How social media reacted to hectic game
City secured a huge win over Tottenham
City secured a huge win over Tottenham / Julian Finney/GettyImages

And breathe.

Manchester City are top of the Premier League heading into the final day of the season after a hectic 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur that leaves Arsenal needing a miracle next Sunday if they are to get their hands on the title.

Ahead of the game, there had been plenty of calls from fans for Spurs to throw the game intentionally - the sight of Arsenal lifting the title almost too much to bear - and the anti-Arsenal brigade seemed to like what they saw from Ange Postecoglou's starting lineup.

It became clear almost immediately that Spurs were here to play.

Much to the horror of many watching, Rodrigo Bentancur had the first chance of the game, with Spurs looking lively in midfield and dangerous in the final third.

Down the other end, Guglielmo Vicario was also determined to spoil City's party as the Italian made a great reflex save following a sliced clearance from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.

The half-time whistle came and Arsenal fans were licking their lips. City had just produced one of the worst 45 minutes of their entire campaign when it truly mattered most.

Surely there would be a reaction from Pep Guardiola's side?

Six minutes after the restart, the reaction came.

It was none other than Erling Haaland, who popped up in the six-yard box to tap home and send both home and away fans into a frenzy.


It wasn't all rosy for City as Kevin De Bruyne was left limping after a nasty challenge from Pape Matar Sarr, before Ederson was left in a heap following a collision with Cristian Romero.

Ederson tried to play on but the City doctor ultimately forced Guardiola to withdraw the Brazilian, who was visibly furious as he left the pitch.

City had to hang on and relied on a number of huge saves from stand-in stopper Stefan Ortega, who pulled out a sensational play to deny Son Heung-min after the South Korea international found himself through on goal in the dying embers.

That save could forever be remembered as the moment City got their hands on the title.

And down the other end, City were awarded a penalty in the 90th minute after Jeremy Doku was felled by Pedro Porro.

Up stepped Haaland. 2-0. See you on the final day.