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Man City boss Guardiola insists no complaints after Cup defeat at Newcastle

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola had no complaints after they were beaten by Newcastle United in the Carabao Cup.

Alexander Isak struck as Newcastle won 1-0 at St James' Park.

Guardiola later said: We played an incredible game. They increased after the break and were more aggressive. They scored a goal. Last season we were out against Southampton and not there but tonight we were. Congratulations to Newcastle.

"They start to be more aggressive. Yeah, it was a tight game and the players who played played really good. It is football. The way we played in the first half and second half was amazing. But they played aggressive to win the game.

"I leave comfortable with how we played, no injuries and minutes for Mateo [Kovacic] and Jack [Grealish]."

On Kalvin Phillips' performance he added: "Very good. It was really, really good. We will see. Go home and rest and we see [for next few games]."

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