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Bayern Munich boss Guardiola: Roma not that bad

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola refused to get carried away with their 7-1 thrashing of Champions League opponents AS Roma.

Guardiola was asked if his style was similar to that of the 1970s Total Football in Holland.

"It seems a bit exaggerated! We found an early goal with Arjen that calmed us, then we pressed Roma to keep hold of the ball. We do it because we want the ball, not to irritate our opponents.

"We like to hold the ball and then probe to find where we can break through. We will see in two weeks in Munich that there is not such a huge gap between the teams.

"In 20 minutes Roma had three or four clear scoring opportunities and therefore we have to improve, so we'll talk things over.

"Manchester City drew their game in Moscow, so Roma remain second, it's still only in October."

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