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West Ham will be a very difficult game for Man City

Pep Guardiola says Man City's last game at home to West Ham will be the toughest of the season.

City returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 win at Tottenham on Tuesday night and moved two points clear of Arsenal.

The Gunners host Everton and need to better City's result at home to the Hammers in David Moyes' final game in charge.

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City have stumbled in recent seasons winning the title, needing a last-gasp goal from Sergio Aguero to beat QPR and having to come from behind to beat Aston Villa last year.

“We have a chance in our hands for the final game. “Tennis players say 'winning Wimbledon', the last match, is the hardest,” he told BBC Sport.

“It happened when we played against Aston Villa. And many years ago it happened with Sergio Aguero [scoring] in 93 minutes 20 seconds. So there will be a normal game.

“Now (everything is cool) I think [about Michail] Antonio, [Jarrod] Bowen, [James] Ward-Prowse.”

Guardiola, chasing his 12th The title in 15 seasons, revealed that Kevin de Bruyne suffered an ankle sprain when Ederson was withdrawn due to vision problems rather than concussion.

“We know what we're playing for,” he added. “The tension is there, the opponent is very good. That's why it's hard, we know that. Ev

“These games are very difficult but you have to do it. We will have one day of rest, two days of preparation, and then we will do our best.”

Guardiola has given his support to opposite number Ange Postecoglou, saying Tottenham will succeed if they give him time.

He said: “The game was very difficult. We knew. They play with a lot of pride and intensity and are very difficult to play against. Spurs will be unbelievable next time if they stick with the manager.”

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