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Pep Guardiola insists it's too early to write off Manchester City's title chances



 Manchester City Pep Guardiola warned observers against ruling City out of the English Premier League title race despite watched his Squad droppe points against "extraordinary" Leeds United late on Saturday.

  The weekend match at Elland Road was highly expected, bringing together the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager and Bielsa the man he credits as a big influence on his Coaching pattern.

 It was the first time in history that Pep Guardiola and Marcelo Bielsa had met as a Manager on the pitch since they were in charge of Barcelona and Athletic Club some years.

  The dramas on the pitch did not disappoint, with Leeds United and Manchester City playing out an exciting 1-1 draw which bragged a total of 35 attempts on goal and a host of scoring chances at both end.

 City winger Raheem Sterling had fired the visitors ahead during a splendid start to proceedings for Guardiola's team, however Leeds United hit back in the second half of the match with Rodrigo's first goal for leads United this season following an error from City Goalkeeper "Ederson".

  Manchester City's draw means they've win only one matches out of three league matches played so far in 2020/21 Campaign.

 Having suffered a 5-2 thrashing at Home against Leicester City last week, but Pep Guardiola's in no mood to panic.  "I know the Condition that we're right now, and I know what we come from this campaign.

  As a coach, I'm pleased with what they've done so far for the Club,"  Guadiola said after the when asking about his team performance so far this season.

  I am not going to start after three matches to think about if we are going to win the title or if we're going to take a lot of advantage. It is what it is.  "I know when we finish the last one, I know when we come back this Campaign with the Squad that we've and, as a coach, I'm pleased for what they've done so far. "We had to resolved a few things, still we're a little bit away at the best that we can offer.

  Unluckily we dropped more points." Pep Guardiola was also full of praise for Manchester City's swashbuckling opponents, who have won two matches, a draw and one Lost to Liverpool from their opening four matches of the season to sit in Top five place at the end of Saturday's fixtures.

  "It was an interesting match, a good game watched leeds United pressing Guardiola's team. It was 2 teams trying to win from minute 1 to 90 minutes.

 Pep added; We had good start in the first opening 30 minutes, however, we should have maintain a bigger margin than the [final] result, "But Leeds United had their moments because they're an amazing team, an incredible team to watch. 

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