Man City manager Guardiola: 'We had chances to kill the game' against Leeds.

Guardiola rues Manchester City's missed chances against Leed United.


Pep Guardiola bemoaned Manchester City's missed chances in their draw with Leeds United in the Premier League.


The Cityzens played out a 1-1 draw with Marcelo Bielsa's Whites at Elland Road.


City started the match in flying colours and were rewarded for their effort through England international Raheem Sterling, who hit the back of the net with a great strike in the 17th minute.


The homeside gradually gained confidence as the match went on and forced two fine saves from goalkeeper Ederson following strikes from Stuart Dallas and Luke Ayling in the first half.


In the second half, Leeds eventually cancelled out Sterling's opener after Ederson's weak punch from a corner gifted substitute Rodrigo the equaliser in the 60th minute.


Both sides shared the spoils on Saturday evening but Guardiola wished they had sealed all three points as they "had the chances to kill the game".


While speaking to Sky Sports, the Spaniard said: "That was good, huh? When both teams want to attack, it’s a good game. We made an incredible first 30 minutes when we could have scored the goals we needed.


"The team, for the position we’re in, showed incredible behaviour. Unfortunately, they couldn’t win, but we go from here. If we were complaining because of absentees, we couldn’t play the way we played today.



"Leeds put a lot of players behind our midfield line. After that, they attacked incredibly quickly with fast players outside. It’s not easy to play against them. They’ve shown how good they are.


"We had the chances to kill the game. In the second half, it was more equal, but we were better near the end of the second half."


On what Marcelo Bielsa asked him at full-time, he replied: "He asked me what I thought about the game. I said I’m not able to analyse the game after one second, I’m not able to process it!"


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