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Manchester City Defeat Tough To Take For Puel

Manchester City Defeat Tough To Take For Puel

Leicester City manager Claude Puel has said that the timing of the goals at the weekend against Manchester City left him frustrated as we fell to defeat.

Heading to the Etihad Stadium for the game, City quickly had the advantage as Raheem Sterling gave them the lead in the third minute of the match and although we went into the break level as Jamie Vardy found the net, the second half turned into the Sergio Aguero show as he scored four times to give them a five one victory and continue their march on this year's Premier League table.

Speaking to as he met with the media following the game, the Frenchman spoke of his frustration at conceding when we did.

'I think we conceded the first two goals at bad times. We had success to get back into the game through Jamie Vardy`s goal in the first half but we conceded a lot of chances and there were some fantastic saves by Kasper Schmeichel, but we conceded another goal at the start of the second half.'

Puel went on to say.

'They killed the game with the second goal and after it was tough for us. They had more confidence, found more quality and took the space. They played between our lines and we played against a good team, fantastic play and a fantastic striker in Sergio Aguero. He scored four fantastic goals today.'

With five goals conceded across the game that was another major disappointment for him, but City were just that clinical on the day and he knew they were worthy of their win.

'It is tough for us to concede five goals. It was a big disappointment. We were a little lucky to come back in the first half and be on level terms. The second goal made it too difficult for us because they have the quality to play between our lines and recover the ball quickly, with strong pressing. It was too difficult for us to resist.'

On to the next one now and hopefully we can get back to winning ways and put this one behind us when we face Sheffield United in the Cup.

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Date:Monday February 12 2018
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