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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola

Manchester City’s lack of mental edge exposed in Pep Guardiola challenge

Pep Guardiola said this would be a good test of Manchester City’s level and so it was. In football terms they are right up there with Chelsea, almost identical for an hour or so, but when it comes to temperament they are lacking. City failed to regain the Premier League leadership because they are not as good at closing out games or hauling themselves back into them as their opponents.