In the post-match press conference following his team’s 2-1 win over their city rivals, Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had a simple explanation for their success: ‘we were better.’ United manager José Mourinho found it within himself to criticise t…
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In midfield or as an oddball centre-forward, Manchester City’s key man was brilliant in a win that could be decisive for his team’s title aspirationsWith half an hour to go in this taut, thrilling, at times spiky Manchester derby, David Silva could be …
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Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are proving his football philosophy can work in England after they won a record 14th straight Premier League game.
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United will be paired with one of six European teams in Monday’s Champions League last-16 draw.
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Read the views of players, pundits, managers and fans following United’s slender loss to Manchester City.
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• Coach says rivals are ‘protected by the football gods’ after penalty incident• Pep Guardiola: ‘We won because we were better in every department’José Mourinho all but admitted defeat in the Premier League title race after watching Manchester United f…
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The managers of Liverpool and Everton, Jürgen Klopp and Sam Allardyce, saw a late penalty, which was converted by Wayne Rooney to earn the Toffees a point, very differently. Klopp argued that his team were subject to 60-70 similar challenges in midfiel…
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Did José Mourinho’s decision to take the handbrake off hand the title to Manchester City and would things have been different if Paul Pogba was not suspended?This 20th head-to-head meeting of the two managers ended with José Mourinho on the wrong end o…
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• German happy with the performance and attitude of his players• Sam Allardyce says referee was brave to give Everton spot-kickJürgen Klopp refused to accept his team selection and substitutions had cost Liverpool victory in the Merseyside derby after …
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