Looking Ahead to the Manchester City v Bournemouth Game

Looking Ahead to the Manchester City v Bournemouth Game

Looking Ahead to the Manchester City v Bournemouth Game

"But every time we have gone there we have really grown and learnt from the experiences, although they have been painful".

City's week does not get any easier after they have faced Watford as they then prepare to return to London for a trip to take on Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea in one of the biggest threats to their unbeaten status - should they leave Watford unscathed.

Instead, they failed to take control and David De Gea was the busier of the two goalkeepers, producing a fine save late on to tip a shot from Nathan Redmond to safety.

Guardiola, who has had no personal involvement in the negotiations, said: "I don't have any info about the club, about (there) being trouble with Leroy".

But against stronger opposition, perhaps in the Champions League, Guardiola will need Aguero fit and available because Jesus is now not good enough to play as a central-forward for this City team.

City, who are yet to lose a match in the Premier League so far this term, now top the league table with 38 points from 14 games. "Sometimes it is complicated. Here [in the head] we always have to be ready".

"It will be hard, and we know that, but playing at home with the support of our fans, I'm sure we will have some opportunities".

Wingers Leroy Sane and Riyad Mahrez ensured that Jesus's second-half misses did not prove costly by scoring City's goals either side of half-time.

Having made five changes from the midweek draw at Lyon in the Champions League, an under-strength City side was pegged back by Callum Wilson's equalizer on the stroke of halftime at Etihad Stadium.

Brighton responded to conceding a goal after 55 seconds - the earliest strike in the Premier League this season - to win at 10-man Huddersfield 2-1, with Romania striker Florin Andone grabbing the victor with his first goal in English soccer.

"Hopefully I make the best out of my next chance".

Guardiola praised Jesus's all-round contribution against Bournemouth and said he had no concerns over the lack of league goals. "There are many reasons", Guardiola said.

His impressive form saw club-record goalscorer Sergio Aguero fall down the pecking order as manager Pep Guardiola cited the Brazil global as the preferred number nine due to his tireless work ethic in his possession-based system. We try because they are young, that's why we want to keep them.

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