Pep Guardiola tight-lipped over ugly incidents which marred Atletico Madrid tie


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola claimed he had “nothing to say” on the ugly scenes which marred his side’s Champions League triumph over Atletico Madrid.

City claimed a hard-fought draw at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals 1-0 on aggregate but the match ended in rancour and bitterness with scuffles on the field and in the tunnel.

First a melee involving numerous players from both sides broke out on the field after Felipe kicked Phil Foden.

Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko (left) tries to stop Atletico Madrid’s Stefan Savic from dragging Phil Foden off the pitch (Nick Potts/PA)

Amongst the trouble Atletico defender Stefan Savic pulled unused City substitute Jack Grealish’s hair after the pair exchanged words. Felipe was sent off for his involvement.

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