Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Gabriel Jesus denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched 2-2 draw against champions Manchester City

Gabriel Jesus has an injury-time winner against Tottenham ruled out by VAR as Man City drop points at home for the first time since December

The Premier League champions were denied victory against Tottenham because of a contentious handball 

It was an extraordinary finale and, amid all the drama, In injury time Manchester City supporters who had happily left the stadium, believing they had just seen their team score a dramatic and joyous stoppage-time winner.

What they had not accounted for was VAR concluding, after what felt like an age, that the shot from Gabriel Jesus had been preceded by a handball from Aymeric Laporte. Jesus had danced in front of the supporters, wriggling his hips, samba-style. Pep Guardiola and Sergio Agüero, who had fallen out so publicly earlier in the second half, had made up with a touchline embrace. The scoreboard had pronounced it was 3-2. And the Spurs players had all retreated before the signal came that the goal could not stand. And, suddenly, there was a tinny roar from the away end.
The Brazilian looked to have claimed a deserved victory for City right at the death of an intriguing Premier League clash but his late strike was ruled out for a handball by Aymeric Laporte.

City manager Pep Guardiola had earlier appeared to take out his frustration on his star striker Sergio Aguero, having angry words as he substituted him after the hour, but the pair later appeared to make up.
City twice led after Kevin De Bruyne created goals for Raheem Sterling and Aguero in the first half with pinpoint crosses. However, they were cancelled out by Erik Lamela and, with his first touch as a substitute, Lucas Moura.
Lucas Moura celebrates scoring Spurs’ second goal with Tanguy Ndombele.
It was a point Spurs will be happy to take as, despite having Christian Eriksen back in their side, they were outplayed.
This one ended a 15-match winning sequence, going back to January, and the spat between Guardiola and Agüero was probably a measure of their frustrations. It was not the first time the two have clashed and, for an uncomfortable amount of time, Guardiola could be seen flapping his arms and covering his mouth so nobody, bar Agüero, could make out the precise words. Suffice to say, it didn’t look like a “well done”.

For Spurs, it was a tough, obdurate performance, albeit one that must have reminded them they are still a considerable distance behind City in terms of pure skill. Not that they should worry too much about that after ending a run of six successive away defeats. If that had extended to seven, it would have equalled their worst run since August to December 2000, when George Graham was in charge.
Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Gabriel Jesus denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched 2-2 draw against champions Manchester City Manchester City 2-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Gabriel Jesus denied a last-gasp winner by VAR as Tottenham snatched  2-2 draw against champions Manchester City Reviewed by STREAM PREDICT on 8:54 AM Rating: 5

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