Pep Guardiola confronts Raheem Sterling over derby showboating

Heather Diaz
November 13, 2018

And while Guardiola was pleased with City's other tactics that saw Sterling, Leroy Sane and Phil Foden trade passes around their opponents, he acknowledged the England worldwide was in the wrong.

Defending champion Manchester City stayed top of the English Premier League with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Manchester United Sunday that emphasized the current gulf in class between the two city rivals.

Tottenham Hotspur showed resilience in a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace as Leicester played at home for the first time since owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha's tragic death in a helicopter crash.

Pep Guardiola wants two players for every position and had wanted to bring in Jorginho in the summer but missed out when the Italy global followed manager Maurizio Sarri to Chelsea from Napoli instead.

City now lead United by 12 points just 12 games into the new campaign after the visitors mustered only one shot on target - Anthony Martial's penalty - in a 3-1 defeat. "I'm so satisfied we maintained our level".

"In the Premier League, I had some good games against [Didier] Drogba, sometimes bad". Not only Man City - 10 points from Liverpool, a lot of points from the other ones as well.

Kosovo-born Swiss global Xherdan Shaqiri, left out of the midweek trip to Serbia because of concerns of a hostile reception in Belgrade, scored the second after the break.

"Man United have this wonderful quality so they don't need too much to punish you". Led by David Silva and Bernardo Silva, City completed a mind-numbing 91-percent of their passes, tallying a staggering 704 passes to United's pedestrian 380.

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"I think it's gonna be a fast game with a lot of intensity and the physical side of the game will be tough as will the mental side".

City's 12-point advantage over United is the largest after 12 games in the post-1992 Premier League era. "But, if he is fan of United or City, everyone can be a fan of whoever he wants so no problem".

United scored twice in the closing five minutes to win 2-1 away to Juventus in the Champions League in midweek while City continued their campaign in European club football´s elite tournament with a 6-0 thrashing of Shakhtar Donetsk on Wednesday.

The Egypt forward capitalized on some quick thinking for the latest.

Three minutes into the second half, Jesse Lingard conceded possession on the halfway line to Fernandinho who set Aguero free on a run to goal. Last season we lost here (against United), we won.

Ivan Cavaleiro's 13th-minute strike put Wolves ahead after capitalizing on a mistake by Granit Xhaka.

Arsene Wenger's side achieved the extremely rare feat of scoring in every single match that season, yet they didn't score more than four in any of them. A third attempt at bringing the Premier League trophy back to Old Trafford for the first time since Alex Ferguson retired in a blaze of glory in 2013 already appears over after barely a third of the season.

Marcus Alonso hit the post and Jordan Pickford made a number of outstanding saves to deny Chelsea a victor, keeping Everton ninth.

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