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MetiNews.Com - Pep Guardiola happy for Man City to go under the radar in Premier League title race as talk focuses on Liverpool and United
Breaking News ! While Manchester United have knocked Liverpool off top spot in the Premier League – before the two sides meet at Anfield on Sunday – Pep Guardiola insists he’s happy for Manchester City’s title challenge to go under the radar. City racked up points totals of 100 and 98 as they secured back-to-back titles in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons – winning their last 14 matches consecutively in the latter to pip Liverpool by a single point. However, they were well off the pace last term, finishing runners-up behind the Reds, some 18 points behind Jurgen Klopp’s men as Liverpool clinched their first League Championship in 30 years with a record seven games to spare. City also started the current campaign in sluggish fashion, losing their first home game 5-2 to Leicester City and also being held by Leeds and West Ham United in their opening five fixtures. Sign up to our free LFC email newsletter Get all the latest Liverpool injury and team news as Klopp faces selection dilemma, plus breaking news and analysis of what's next for the Reds. You'll also get the latest transfer talk and analysis straight to your inbox every day with our FREE email newsletter. Sign up here - it only takes a few seconds! They currently lie sixth in the table, seven points below United and six below Liverpool, but with two games in hand on them both. With a chance to claw back some of that deficit at home to Brighton & Hove Albion tonight, it seems that the local rivals who Sir Alex Ferguson once dubbed “The Noisy Neighbours” due to their nouveau riche status, are now content to be a bit more low key, even though they are actually the bookmakers’ favourites.
. “So, in the end, the people who analyse the games say we’re not candidates and others are. “When we dropped points to West Brom at home and West Ham away, the public opinion said we didn’t deserve to be contenders.
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“We tried to say to the players ‘be calm’, because this is a strange situation and the most intelligent thing I can say is [the focus is all on] Brighton. After that I can see what happens. “What we want is to stay in the competitions. “We’re in one final, in the next round of the FA Cup and Champions League, so hopefully we can arrive at the last few games and try to fight for the title.”
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