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Mancini not getting carried away as Man City crush Tottenham

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini admits the 5-1 success at Tottenham will have raised expectations amongst the fans, but is wary of reading too much into the result this early in the season. "We played a really good game against what is a fantastic team," he said.

"I was always sure (Edin) Dzeko would score a lot of goals for us, he always scored in Wolfsburg.

"The only thing I'm disappointed with is that we conceded. I think we need to pay more attention in this situation.

"This is a very long season and it's important that we started well. The next games will be very hard because now everyone thinks we will score three or four goals, but that is impossible."

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