When Aston Villa and West Ham pitch up at The Etihad over the coming days, Pellegrini knows any title party will not be preceded by a procession.
"La Liga is different," he said after victory over Everton. "I don't know what would have happened today if we had won in an easy way. Maybe people would have been talking about Everton not wanting to win to stop Liverpool winning the title.
"Here in the Premier League you have to fight to the last game. The intensity of the games is from the very first minute until the end. In this moment, we are just trying to think of the next two games."
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