Man City boss Guardiola delighted with young trio for Shakhtar defeat

Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher praised Manchester City for sticking to their style of play even when under pressure

Thierry Henry and Jamie Carragher praised Manchester City for sticking to their style of play even when under pressure

After the Ukranian side's 2-1 victory over Manchester City, Fonseca donned a mask, hat and cape in the style of the famous vigilante. All could return at the weekend while City will also hope David Silva, who did not travel, will overcome a knock as City look to extend their eight-point advantage at the top of the table.

"He said that?" said Guardiola when asked about Pogba's comments.

"I hope they win it".

"They are resilient and talented players and the people saw it".

"West Ham didn't want to play".

"Today I learned to attack a little bit differently".

Yet despite this commanding run of results and an eight point buffer on closest contenders Manchester United, Guardiola knows that City still can not avoid a slip up over the holiday period.

"If Manchester United wins this derby game against Manchester City, they've a good chance to win the title", the former Russia winger told Omnisport, speaking at the signing of his book Russian Winters: The Story of Andrei Kanchelskis (deCoubertin).

"I heard about the Fergie time", Guardiola said.

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"I was not here in that period, but of course you have to have that".

In one of the more absorbing title races in recent memory, the Reds won 11 games on the bounce under Brendan Rodgers towards the end of the 2013/14 season, and did so scoring at 3.5 goals per game - only Manchester United's 12-game streak in 2000 and City's current run (both 3.3 goals scored per game) come close. I understand. Don't misunderstand me; I am not judging but it is hard. "He felt something. Hopefully he can play on Sunday".

"Before the accident in Amsterdam, I remember his performance in Watford and [his] performance in Rotterdam".

"If we can learn something about the Fergie time, it is a pleasure".

Pablo Zabaleta has backed Manchester City to win the Premier League title this season.

Shakhtar then netted their second of the evening after Ismaily was able to sprint in-behind Danilo and move round Ederson to put the ball into the back of an empty net.

"We didn't have any rhythm because (Hammers goalkeeper) Adrian was taking 30 seconds every time (he had a goal kick)", said the City manager.

"But we fought, and I'm so pleased for Tosin, Brahim and Phil for how well they played in the Champions League against a really good team in Shakhtar Donetsk".

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