Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure will be looking forward to guide City to their sixth Premier League victory in seven games when they take on Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane this Saturday.
The 23-year-old is desperate to return to winning ways in the Barclays Premier League when City will travel to North London this weekend after their shock home defeat at the hands of West Ham.
The Citizens have started the campaign in perfect fashion with five wins in five games and another win was on the cards last weekend, but their winning momentum and 100 percent record came to an when they were thrashed 2-1 at by the Hammers last Saturday.
However, the Premier League leaders bounced back with a stunning 4-1 League Cup victory at Sunderland on Tuesday and the Ivorian midfielder Toure has now set his eyes on taking all three points against Mauricio Pochettino’s side at White Hart Lane.
“We have a tough game coming against Tottenham and we needed this relief, and confidence coming back,” Toure said during a post match interview as quoted by The Mirror.
“We have big experienced players who hate losing because we have experience at the high level, and we just try to stay calm and restore confidence for the next game.”
The pair – Kompany and Silva are expected to return from injury, the Sky Blues are remain favourites against Spurs this weekend.
Meanwhile, Tottenham are 9th in the league table and will be looking to climb up after Wednesday’s League Cup defeat against their arch rivals Arsenal.
Spurs failed to win in their opening four league games, but have claimed maximum points from Sunderland and Palace in their last two clash.
Speaking after losing a match to Gunners, Pochettino said: “There were a lot of positives, but in the end the feeling is bad because it was a derby and we all had the motivation to win this game.
“Now we need to prepare for City. We have one day less because they played Tuesday and we have to be strong.”
The Lilywhites looked solid, especially the partnership between Belgian compatriots Toby Alderweireld and Jan Vertonghen, who provided Spurs a stronger defensive core so far this season.