It is beginning to look Manchester City’s title to lose after they made it nine straight Premier League wins following their comfortable victory at Burnley where they barely broke sweat.
Manchester United returned to the Premier League summit after Paul Pogba scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at Burnley.
Riyad Mahrez hit a hat trick and Benjamin Mendy and Ferran Torres also scored as Manchester City thrashed Burnley 5-0 at the Etihad again.
Battling Burnley blunted Tottenham’s cutting edge, but it was still not enough to pick up points in their battle to climb out of the Premier League’s relegation places.
It was events in the sky which overshadowed Manchester City’s thumping home win against Burnley.