Dele Alli could play this weekend despite injuring hand against City

The man is urged to leave the field by Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino urges the man to leave the field

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he's deliberately kept Leroy Sane out of his team in recent games.

City travel to Crystal Palace trailing Jurgen Klopp's men by two points, but still with the title in their hands thanks to a game in hand.

The England worldwide suffered a suspected broken hand during Spurs' 1-0 win over the Citizens in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Tuesday night.

Moreover, City's 1-0 defeat in the first leg in north London, means they are in danger of again missing out on the trophy that the club's Abu Dhabi owners most desire after billions of pounds worth of investment. After we conceded a goal, in other games, that is true. "There are games when we concede a goal and we are not there but in this case we conceded a goal and nothing happened".

"Selhurst Park is always hard, not just for the stadium itself but for the quality of the players they have".

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Bernardeschi also came off the bench in place of Barzagli, as Allegri pushed for a point, with ten minutes to go. It was the Italy international's fourth consecutive Serie A match with a goal, and sixth in as many games.

If he has one eye on Wednesday's second leg on home soil, Palace could hurt City and hand Liverpool a title boost.

Victory for City to go back on top would flip the pressure onto Liverpool's shoulders just minutes before they kick off against Chelsea at Anfield.

"We have six games left to finish the Premier League".

"We have been incredible for 20 months", he added.

Bernardo Silva and Oleksander Zinchenko both missed the game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium with minor injuries but both are in contention to face Palace.

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