Aug 25, 2014 at 8pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium
Man CityManchester City
3-1
Liverpool
Jovetic (41', 55'), Aguero (69')
Toure (29')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Zabaleta (83' og.)
Can (76')

Manuel Pellegrini hails Manchester City's "concentration" levels

Man City boss Manuel Pellegrini during the Community Shield on August 10, 2014
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini praises the way that his side maintained their concentration during their 3-1 win over Liverpool.

Manuel Pellegrini has praised the way that his Manchester City players remained focused throughout their 3-1 win over Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium tonight.

Two goals from Stevan Jovetic and a strike from substitute Sergio Aguero put the champions in command, before Rickie Lambert scored a consolation for the visitors late on.

Speaking after the match, Pellegrini told Sky Sports News: "We worked the whole game and played a very good team. We worked without the ball for 95 minutes and with the ball we made enough danger to score three goals.

"When you play against a strong team you have to concentrate and our concentration and intensity was good. It's so important to get six points from our first two games as it was a very difficult start for us."

Next up for City is a home encounter against Stoke City.

Manchester City's Argentinian striker Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their third goal in front of the City supporters during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west
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