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Man City boss Guardiola: We gained a good point at Old Trafford.


Guardiola and Solskjaer discussing at Old Trafford [Getty]
Guardiola and Solskjaer discussing at Old Trafford [Getty]

Man Utd 0-0 Man City



Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said they gained a 'good point' from their Manchester derby draw against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Reds.


Manchester United hosted their neighbours City at Old Trafford as the clash ended in a goalless draw, with both sides sharing a point each.


City had the better chances but didn’t do enough to convert them into goals, although, United defended right on the day compared to their Champions League 3-2 loss to RB Leipzig on Tuesday night.


Following the draw, Guardiola admitted that the tie didn’t feel like a derby, adding that the fans would have made the atmosphere much better if they were present.


He told BBC Sport: "0-0. They started well after we finished the first half well. We created three or four clear chances, you cannot expect many against a team like United and a good point in the end. It will be a good point in the future.


"United is always a strong team, this is Old Trafford and in a few details they are out of the Champions League. They score when they can run but we controlled them really well.


"It is not a derby, it would be different with the people and maybe they pushed more. It is different every week without the people, the virus is still there, you have to be careful."


While speaking to Sky Sports, the Spaniard admitted that they needed to be sharper in front of goal.



He said: "We created enough chances. Last season how they beat us, how they beat West Ham when it was 0-1, the quality of the United team is they can play because they are good. 


"The important thing is we didn't concede. We had enough chances to win but the game was tight. Respect to both sides. We have to be a little bit more sharper up front."


When asked whether Sergio Aguero could play next week, the ex-Barca boss replied: "Today was a problem in the stomach. It's step by step."



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