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PremierLeague-News.Com - Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 at the Etihad on Tuesday.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was not completely satisfied despite taking a 2-1 lead after the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Borussia Dortmund. Goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Phil Foden give City the edge heading into the second leg in Germany next week. Related articles Man Utd’s Rice transfer agreement with West Ham open to offers Solskjaer warned Man Utd dressing room won't be 'business as usual' De Bruyne gave the hosts the lead after 19 minutes in a tight affair.Marco Reus equalised with six minutes of the match remaining before Foden popped up in the 90th minute to win it for City.Guardiola admitted he was relieved after what he thought was a below-par performance from his side."Yeah, relief, better to win than draw," the Spaniard told BT Sport.JUST IN: Man Utd warned of Erling Haaland deadline before they 'lose' out on transfer Man City news: Pep Guardiola's side beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the first leg (Image: GETTY) "Still at 1-1 we had 90 mins to do it. 2-1, Champions League, we are going there to win the game."First half we were not clever with the ball, our pass was not better for the mate."Second half was much better, two or three clear chances to score the second or third, unfortunately didn't happen, but after concede 1-1 we were there and we score the final goal."Midfielder Rodri and left-back Joao Cancelo were singled out for criticism by the City boss.DON'T MISSMan Utd have a new Wayne Rooney with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer set for transfer exit [COMMENT]Barcelona chief Joan Laporta ‘has held Christopher Nkunku talks’ with Man Utd also keen [REPORT]Chelsea handed double injury boost ahead of Champions League showdown with Porto [NEWS] Related articles Erling Haaland may have already hinted he wants Man City transfer Haaland proves Man Utd credentials despite drawing Man City blank READ MORE Man Utd given Haaland boost as Barca stance suggests three-horse race "To play good in the areas you want we need a good build up, today was not good," Guardiola continued."Joao and Rodri weren't clever to receive the ball in the positions to contact for the other ones.
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."It's a good result, 2-1 and we have another chance next week." Man City news: Pep Guardiola is aiming to win City their first Champions League (Image: EXPRESS) READ MORE Man City chiefs 'preparing Lionel Messi offer' as Barcelona wait Guardiola is attempting to lead City into the semi-final stage for the first time.And he is keen to not sit back and protect the lead at Signal Iduna Park next Wednesday.Guardiola said: "We are going to watch the game, we know exactly what they do, we will adjust a few things and go there to win the game."We win last 27 games of 28, then Leeds, then to Germany to try and win the game."I say that Borussia Dortmund is a typical club from the Champions League. Trending "They used to play this Champions League for many years. We are 2-1, go to win, analyse what we have done."Meanwhile, De Bruyne felt his side should have led by more before conceding Reus' equaliser.“We probably should have scored a little bit more but obviously when they came back to 1-1, that was a little shame but it happens," De Bruyne said."I think the reaction was really good so to get the win is good. We know 2-1 is a tricky score but at least we are ahead for the second leg.”
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