Manchester City must 'be calm' to bring home the Premier League after Manchester derby delight - Guardiola

Dimitri Kondonis

Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City must ‘be calm’ as they aim for the Premier League.

City beat fierce rivals Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday to reclaim pole position in the race for top spot.

Liverpool are their competition, just one point behind with three games remaining.

And Guardiola stressed his side must ignore the tensions that come with the climax of the domestic season.

AS IT HAPPENED: Manchester United v Manchester City

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He told Sky Sports: “It’s important to be calm. It’s almost incredible the way it is (at the top).

“(I will say to the players) don’t read too much, don’t listen, don’t switch on the TV, just lots of rest.

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“The second half we had to play to win and we showed we could do it and ended up with victory.”

On the two injuries sustained in the game, Guardiola added: “Fernandinho had problems in both legs and that’s why we changed (for Sane).

“Gundogan took a kick in the first half and with Fernandinho we will see tomorrow.”

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