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Man City fullback Cancelo: Walker went above and beyond for the team

Manchester City fullback Joao Cancelo hailed teammate Kyle Walker after their draw at Champions League opponents Atalanta.

Cancelo thanked Walker for “going above and beyond for the team" by taking the gloves in a 1-1 draw with Atalanta, but felt Manchester City were hard done by.

"Going in goal is not my speciality! Kyle Walker showed a great attitude and he really went above and beyond for the team," Cancelo told Sky Sport Italia.

“It was a difficult moment, we needed someone to step up and Kyle did very well. After seeing the VAR, I think it's impossible that the red card was given, because he didn't touch Ilicic at all. This is not fair.

“It was a deserved point, we are top of the group, have two games left and will try to do our best."

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