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Man City boss Guardiola admits winter break key to plotting Real Madrid shock

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admits he spent the winter break plotting last night's stunning win at Real Madrid.

City won in Madrid 2-1 last night for the first-leg of their Champions League round 16 tie.

Guardiola stressed: “I have to know my opponents.

“We had ten free days and in those days I watched so many Real Madrid matches. I'm so proud of my players but it's just the first part.

“If one club can overcome this situation, it's them — but it's a good result."

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