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David Wagner: 'Manchester City too strong for Huddersfield Town'

Wagner: 'City too strong for Huddersfield'
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Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner says that his team were powerless to prevent Manchester City from winning their Premier League clash.

Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner has claimed that his team were powerless to prevent Manchester City from winning their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium.

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as City thumped Huddersfield 6-1 in Manchester on Sunday afternoon.

Wagner's side have now lost to Chelsea and City in their first two matches of the new Premier League season, and the German has urged the Terriers to now start their campaign at home to Cardiff City next weekend.

"In the end, it wasn't a tactical decision which decided the game, it was just the quality we faced today. With the problems we had before the game, it didn't make it easy for us and we have to say congratulations to City for a great performance, we were not good enough today," Wagner told Sky Sports News.

"For us now, the season starts. We hoped for more out of these two games, we could not expect more from these two games even if we didn't want to have a heavy defeat like today, but now the season starts.

"We're focused, we won't get too upset from this result, the good thing is we had this last season where we lost heavy defeats and the character of this group is to move forward."

Huddersfield finished 16th in the Premier League table last season - four points clear of the bottom three.


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Sergio Aguero in action during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City on August 12, 2018
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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City1210203653132
2Liverpool129302351830
3Chelsea128402781928
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs1290320101027
5Arsenal1273226151124
6Bournemouth126242116520
7Watford126241714320
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd126242021-120
9Everton125431915419
10Leicester CityLeicester125251716117
11Wolverhampton WanderersWolves124441213-116
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton124261318-514
13West Ham UnitedWest Ham123361418-412
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle12237915-69
15Burnley122371225-139
16Crystal Palace12228817-98
17Southampton12156821-138
18Cardiff CityCardiff122281125-148
19Huddersfield TownHuddersfield12147622-167
20Fulham121291131-205

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