Pep Guardiola unfazed after Manchester City lose Premier League lead

Pep Guardiola unfazed after Manchester City lose Premier League lead

Pep Guardiola unfazed after Manchester City lose Premier League lead

Following the Newcastle game, Guardiola will see most of his player leave Manchester for the worldwide break.

In the 57th minute Willy Boly headed in at the back post to put the Midlanders ahead.

"We came to win the game like we did in the last month but we dropped two points or won one point and nothing will change after three Premier League games", said Guardiola.

Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville believes Manchester City can be disrupted through a 5-4-1 system with clever pressing.

Manager Pep Guardiola felt his side had been let down by fragile defending but reckoned it was still a good point against a team that had demonstrated why they could still thrive in the top flight.

"The problem for us is we are not far away but we are still not fit", Guardiola said.

Manchester City's flawless start to their Premier League title defence was ended with a 1-1 draw at newcomers Wolverhampton Wanderers on Saturday while Arsenal earned the first win under Unai Emery, a 3-1 victory over West Ham United.

A first half in which Wolves played their part in an entertaining spectacle was still, inevitably, dominated by the reigning champions, who struck the woodwork twice, once with the aid of a fabulous save from Rui Patricio. It's the most City have been exposed since the Liverpool away game in January.

The Wolves and Portugal number one threw himself high to his left to claw a long-range effort from Raheem Sterling onto the crossbar on 22 minutes. We don't have to prove nothing to nobody.

"We'll see in the future if that point is going to be important but I'm not personally satisfied. We want to be a team that, when we have possession, we're in control of the tempo of the game".

It was unusual territory for City, who then conceded a 57th-minute goal to add to their frustrations. Everton will miss their leading goalscorer for their next three games.

And Huddersfield and Cardiff showed why they are favourites to be relegated in a 0-0 devoid of quality with Jonathan Hogg's dismissal the only action of note.

Harry Maguire scored in stoppage time to give Leicester a 2-1 win at Southampton.

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