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Man City boss Guardiola happy with victory over Yokohama F Marinos

Manchester City have enjoyed victory over Yokohama F Marinos today in Japan.

Kevin de Bruyne scored one goal and made another as City finished their tour of Asia with a 3-1 win over Marinos.

Belgium midfielder De Bruyne put City ahead with a ferocious shot before Keita Endo levelled after Claudio Bravo had denied Marcos Junior.

However, the Premier League champions took control when De Bruyne fed Raheem Sterling to score his fourth tour goal.

German substitute Lukas Nmecha bundled home the third in the closing stages.

City boss Pep Guardiola, who named a strong starting line-up featuring £62.8m club record signing Rodri, said afterwards his side needed "time" as they prepare for a season in which they hope to win a third consecutive title for the first time.

City start their Premier League campaign on 10 August at West Ham, and Guardiola added: "Many of the basics are good but we need more games to take the best conditions.

"It was an incredible test for us, incredibly demanding because of the conditions and the quality of the opponent."

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