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Police investigate apparent Nazi salute by Lyon fan at Manchester City

• Chief inspector describes gesture as ‘abhorrent behaviour’• Lyon say they will ban the supporter for lifePolice are investigating after a Lyon fan was seen making an apparent Nazi salute at Manchester City on Wednesday.Video footage has emerged of a …

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Are Manchester City so drilled they can’t think enough on their feet? | Jonathan Wilson

City’s shock defeat by Lyon raised concerns regarding the team’s leadership and capacity to think independently, as well as a susceptibility to pressingIt’s one game, at the beginning of the group stage. There is plenty of time to recover. For Manchest…

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Mikel Arteta won’t blame Guardiola’s ban for Manchester City’s defeat

• Manager absent from touchline because of suspension• Coach says team were slow and careless against LyonMikel Arteta said he had no idea whether Pep Guardiola’s touchline absence because of suspension had anything to do with Manchester City unexpecte…

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Manchester City pay price for carelessness with shock loss to Lyon

Pep Guardiola confessed before this game to becoming frustrated at Manchester City’s inability to do the simple things well. He will be closer to furious now that his side have lost ground in the Champions League with their most inept performance of th…

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Manchester City 1-2 Lyon: Champions League – as it happened

Manchester City made an awful start to their Champions League campaign as they suffered a shock defeat at home to Lyon in Group F 10.08pm BST A worrying stat for Manchester City: no team have ever won the Champions League after losing their first group…

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Manchester City have best players in the world, says Mikel Arteta

• City No2 still makes Real Madrid Champions League favourites• Arteta in charge on bench against Lyon with Guardiola bannedMikel Arteta believes Manchester City have the best players in the world and would not change them for anyone, though he still r…

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Champions League: previews for the big matches this week

Form guide, fitness news and facts on Inter v Spurs, Liverpool v PSG, Manchester City v Lyon and Real Madrid v RomaBy Martin Laurence for WhoScoredTottenham’s two previous trips to San Siro have been eventful to say the least. Eight years have passed s…

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Raheem Sterling and Manchester City hit impasse in contract talks

• Sterling enters final year of deal at end of season• Forward wants pay rise to basic of at least £220,000Manchester City and Raheem Sterling have reached an impasse in contract discussions for the forward, with the clock ticking as he will enter the …

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Premier League: 10 talking points from the weekend’s action

Ryan Fraser ran Leicester ragged; Neil Warnock will not tolerate more Cardiff mistakes; and Rafael Benítez needs a new planJürgen Klopp was asked to describe his emotions during stoppage time in the 2-1 victory at Tottenham. His dominant Liverpool team…

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Pep Guardiola blasts Manchester City sloppiness in Lyon wake-up call

• Manager chastises players before Champions League opener• After win over Fulham, says Liverpool are strong title rivalsPep Guardiola has admitted being angry with his Manchester City players despite their convincing 3-0 victory against Fulham at the …

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