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Pep Guardiola Admits Manchester City Hav

  • Its safe to say that Pep Guardiolas substitutions changed the entire course of Manchester City's Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday night.While Phil Foden set up Kevin De Bruyne with a sumptuous match-winning a sist, Jack Grealish played a central role in the Atletico Madrid players completely losing their heads, as Julius Erving Jersey they chased an equalizer at the Etihad Stadium.The England internationals unrivaled ability to draw the opposition into committing fouls is second to none, Jason Kidd Jersey winning more fouls than any player on the pitch - despite only coming off the bench in the68thminute.However, the Spanish side felt Citys number ten was faining injury by constantly falling to the floor.On one occasion, Angel Correa kicked the ball into Jeremiah Martin Jersey Grealishs chest while he was already in pain, and Stefan Savic proceeding to flick his hair after a brief quarrel between the pair.After his sides 1-0 victory, Pep Guardiola was quizzed about the 26-year old being targeted by Diego Simeones men.The Catalan pointed out how City controlling their emotions was perhaps the most important takeaway from the hostility between both Brooklyn Nets Hoodie sides.Scroll to Continue he told the pre s shortly after the game.Guardiola knows that the battle against Atletico is far from over, and the intimidating atmosphere at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium is one that requires the City players to keep a cool head.Atletico Madrids 68,000+ capacity stadium is known to be one of the continents most DeAndre Jordan Jersey daunting grounds - and with the home support willing their side to pull off a comeback in the second leg - it would be unwise for the City players to get sucked into the emotion of the occasion.Follow City Xtra on social media: | | |