Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini discussed Yaya Toure's racial incident last week in Moscow after their Capital One Cup win at Newcastle United.

Pellegrini was also able to react for the first time to news that CSKA Moscow had been hit by a partial stadium closure for their next Champions League fixture as a result of racist chanting against Toure.

"It is a country where the next World Cup (after 2014) will be played," he said.

"It is an important way to finish those things. I don't know if there was less severity or more severity (in the sanction) but UEFA have three levels of punishment and this is the first but I can't tell you more than that."

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