City threw away a one-goal lead at Spurs and a win for rivals Manchester United tonight will now secure the title.
Mancini said: “United had a better attitude because they lost last year. I was very surprised. I thought we were going to win — instead we are talking about a defeat.”
Second-placed City trail United by 13 points with five games to go — after collapsing at Spurs with 15 minutes left.
And Alex Ferguson’s side can tie up the title by beating Aston Villa at Old Trafford tonight.
Mancini insisted: “United deserve to win the title but they are not a better team.
“They deserve to win this title because we lost a lot of points in games we didn’t deserve to lose — and United won a lot of games in a row.”
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