Mancini, who takes his table-toppers to QPR today, would not worry one bit if his team gave up their 'entertainers' tag.
You can take the boy out of Italy...
The Etihad chief said: "We have good players here and I hope they can continue to score.
"But I think we can also win some games 1-0. Sometimes we want to win with a 1-0 in the Italian style.
"I say if you keep a clean sheet every time, that is good. And there will be times during the season when winning just 1-0 will be good.
"I don't prefer it to 4-0 but I know it is impossible to always win by three or four."