Spurs 3 Manchester City 1
The World Cup in Italy during the summer brought Paul Gascoigne to the attention of the world in general and the nation in particular. His play had inspired the nation and he came home a hero. The phenomenon known as Gazza had been born and so there was incredible media attention for this game as Gary Lineker and Gascoigne appeared in the opening game of the season.
Both played a major part in this victory as Gazza opened the scoring and Lineker scored the other two.