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Manchester City’s Pellegrini reacts to blowout loss at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur v Manchester City - Premier League

LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 26: Manuel Pellegrini, manager of Manchester City looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City at White Hart Lane on September 26, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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Mauricio Pochettino was understandably thrilled that his Spurs team handed Manchester City a 4-1 defeat at White Hart Lane on Saturday, and was not worried about scoring a pair of goals that looked to be offside.

“We scored two goals offside? It happens in football, sometimes it’s up to us sometimes to others,” he said.

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Pochettino’s rival manager, just as unsurprisingly, felt different.

City boss Manuel Pellegrini was left to pick up the piece from his side’s second-straight loss after starting the season 5-0 without conceding a goal. Now with six goals conceded in two weeks, the “offside” ones do bother him.

PELLEGRINI: “We scored a goal and then had two or three good chances to score again but didn’t take them.” #MCFC

— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) September 26, 2015

PELLEGRINI: “I think Tottenham’s first shot at our goal was after 40 minutes. After that they scored with an offside goal.”

— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) September 26, 2015

PELLEGRINI: “In the second half I think Tottenham played very well. We must continue working hard & play in the way we did in the first 45.”

— Manchester City FC (@MCFC) September 26, 2015


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