Manuel Pellegrini Insists Man City Unlucky To Lose At Juventus

Reports are out claiming that Manuel Pellegrini felt his Manchester City side had some misfortune in their clash with Juventus on Wednesday night.

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The Citizens were beaten 1-0 by the Old Lady in Turin with Mario Mandzukic’s 18th-minute volley the difference in the end.

Throughout the contest, City had chances to score but were inefficient with their finishing, forcing them to head back to England empty-handed when they could have come away with something more.

“First of all it was a very good game for both teams. Both played well and we were very unlucky to lose this game,” said the Chilean.

“The minimum we deserved was a draw but they scored a goal and I thought there was a foul (on Nicolas Otamendi) before Mandzukic finished the play.

“We had chances to draw but missed those chances.”

The result saw Juventus leapfrog City into top spot on the Group D table on 11 points ahead of the final group stage fixtures which take place on December 8.

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