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West Ham boss Pellegrini unhappy with Man City winner

West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini has questioned Manchester City's winner for last night's 1-0 defeat.

Ultimately, the game was decided by a penalty put away by Sergio Aguero with 59 minutes on the clock and Pellegrini said the award, for a foul by Felipe Anderson on Bernardo Silva, was harsh.

“We defended well except for the first ten minutes. For the rest of the game, if you review I think Lukasz Fabianski only had one save after the penalty, so I think we defended well.

“But we didn't play very well with the ball, but considering we had eight players injured and four players that we rested, of course I cannot be very unhappy with the result.

"We nearly went ahead with Andy Carroll – it was the first clear opportunity that we had and maybe it was the most clear opportunity in the game up to that moment, but the penalty was decisive.

“I feel that we lost with a penalty that was not a penalty, and in the other box also if Lanzini goes to the floor, maybe he can whistle [there too].

“They had other chances after that but I am not happy with the way that we lost the game."

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