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Manchester City Settle for Draw with West Ham, 1-1: Reaction & Tweets

A draw away is the result today.

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Manchester City were forced to settle for a point as they drew 1-1 against a solid defensive West Ham United at the London Stadium.

Pep Guardiola’s side came from behind to divide points, with Phil Foden’s great turn and shot levelling the scores after Michail Antonio had put the hosts ahead with a superb overhead kick.

City completely dominated after Foden’s equaliser and might have won it late on only for Lukasz Fabianski to deny Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez.

On to the reaction-

Pep Guardiola Reaction

“It’s a muscular (injury). Hamstring, I think. Tomorrow we will know,” Guardiola revealed.

“I am not complaining about that. I could complain about the first goal, I didn’t say anything.

“The reality is we had four of five guys with COVID. We didn’t have time for regeneration,” Guardiola added.

“Our striker (Gabriel Jesus) was injured in the first game. Sergio was out for four months. Kevin was injured. Gundogan came back from COVID.

“To play every three days you need the whole squad. To not have the whole squad is more difficult.

“I am not saying this is the reason why, I am just putting this on the table. It’s the reality.”

“I would prefer to have the results. We have to anaylse where we are,” the boss added.

“It’s time to struggle for the injuries, the lack of preparation and the tough games we play so far. The players did absolutely everything.

“Now we recover and think of the next game in the Champions League (away to Marseille).

“We started really well. We conceded a goal from the first action they had. After we struggled in the first half. We couldn’t find the pass.

“We had chances at the end, three or four that we couldn’t convert.”

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