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Man City boss Guardiola happy with win at Luton: Our big personalities stood up

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was pleased with the character of his players after victory at Luton.

City came from behind to win 2-1 via goals from Bernardo Silva and Jack Grealish.

Guardiola said: "There are patterns we don't lose and we made an exceptional first half. Of course it was a big, big punch to concede the goal at the end of the first half.

"We spoke about how we react in those positions and how that has happened in the past. That is how the big teams with big personalities and big characters rebel in the difficulties.

"In the second half we matched how good we were in the first half and we scored the goals. I am happy for that.

"[At half-time] in that moment we said 'what can we do?' We played good against Spurs and in recent games. The way we are playing this season is really, really good in most of the games. I try to analyse that.

"We needed action from the boys up front and they rebelled and felt how they have done since being here. We suffered to win. But in general, the way we played, we controlled it. So I am very pleased for the guys.

"Now is rest. It doesn't stop. It was important for our belief in ourselves [to be winning again]."

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