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Manchester City Win a Barn Burner v Newcastle, 4-3: Reaction & Tweets

Pep and his men are winners away.

Newcastle United v Manchester City - Premier League - St James’ Park Photo by Peter Powell/PA Images via Getty Images

Manchester City have won a really fun and chaotic match in Newcastle.

Ferran Torres scored a 22-minute hat-trick as City survived a seven-goal thriller against Newcastle United.

The Magpies led, then trailed, then led again before City hit back in a match that will be regarded as a Premier League classic.

The victory also set a new English record of 12 successive away victories in the league.

A win and we move, on to the reaction-

Pep Guardiola Reaction

“I am delighted for the three goals but he has incredible numbers for first season in England,”

“He didn’t play during a period of two months much. He came as a winger with incredible runs in behind, but he can play as a striker.

“Every time he plays in that position, he has a real sense of goal. The last one is a big example of that, the intuition to know where the ball comes and be there to score.

“He was fantastic all season. An incredible signing for us, a young player who can play in all three positions for us up front.”

“I think it was a brilliant game form both sides, unfortunately no people in stadium,”

“Incredibly tough opponent, we always struggled to beat Newcastle, they are so tough.

“We conceded three goals from set pieces, but I would say it’s normal. After winning Premier League and just one training session it would be a good lesson especially for Brighton and Everton.

“I can understand it because there was a lot of tension in last month with the Champions League and the league.

“People say it’s done but it isn’t done until it’s done. How they run 90 minutes, found every single ball, many things - good goals, good victories and now 13 points clear of United. It’s incredible numbers.

“We will enjoy with the guys then Monday we prepare for Brighton.”

On Scott Carson

“The people maybe don’t know, but he’s a real leader.,” said Pep.

“He says what he believes, he’s got a lot of experience with big teams.

“He’s an incredible person and we are delighted - Eddie and the players too - that he could play.

“He couldn’t do anything for the goals but I am so happy he could make a debut for us.”

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