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Man City defender Stones lifts lid on Pep halftime instructions for Cup win

Manchester City defender John Stones lifted the lid on manager Pep Guardiola's halftime team talk for their Carabao Cup semifinal win at Manchester United.

While the game was locked in a stalemate at the break, Stones insists boss Guardiola was happy with how things were going.

Asked what manager Guardiola said at the break, Stones told Sky Sports: "Same again - same mentality, same pressing, same everything, really.

"I thought the first half we set the tone on how we played against such a good side. They posed us problems and we dealt with that so well. I thought we had so many chances and we did the job at the end of the day.

"I'm just working hard, just trying to play as many games as I can. I want to give everything to the team and stay true to myself - see what I can do, what I can improve on.

"Playing these big games is something I thrive off and I just want to play well."


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