Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has backed defender Aymeric Laporte to learn following the Frenchman's clash with Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy on Saturday.
Laporte was booked for a confrontation with Foxes forward Vardy in the latter stages of City's 5-1 win, long after Vardy had equalised in the first half.
Guardiola has said that he "didn't like" the situation, adding that Laporte will have learnt a valuable lesson.
"It was a situation I don't like, hopefully it won't happen again. [Laporte] knows that here the strikers come to fight," the Spaniard told the Daily Mail.
"He has to realise that the central defenders need a process. Now he knows better. Of course he will be here for a long time and he will learn."
City are back in action this week with a last-16 Champions League first-leg tie against Basel.