MX23RW : Saturday, October 20 09:22:25
Feb 10, 2018 at 5.30pm UK at ​Etihad Stadium
Attendance: 54,416
Man CityManchester City
5-1
LeicesterLeicester City
Sterling (3'), Aguero (48', 53', 78', 90')
Gundogan (73'), Laporte (83')
FT(HT: 1-1)
Vardy (24')
Ndidi (71'), Vardy (83'), Maguire (89')

Pep Guardiola: 'Aymeric Laporte will learn'

Pep Guardiola: 'Laporte will learn'
© SilverHub
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola backs defender Aymeric Laporte to learn following the Frenchman's clash with Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy on Saturday.

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.

Share this article now:
Harry Maguire in action during the international friendly between England and Germany on November 10, 2017
Read Next:
United, City 'to battle it out for Maguire'
>

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Premier League
Championship
Scottish Premiership
La Liga
Bundesliga
Serie A
Ligue 1
League One
League Two
Eredivisie
Belgian Pro League
Russian Premier League
Brasileiro
Scottish Championship
Scottish League One
Welsh Premier League
NIFL Premiership
Argentine Primera Division
Liga MX
Uruguayan Primera Division
Chinese Super League
Segunda Division
2.Bundesliga
Serie B
Ligue 2
Greek Superleague
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
Swiss Super League
Turkish Super Lig
Ukrainian Premier League
Australian A-League
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City86202131820
2Chelsea86201851320
3Liverpool86201531220
4Arsenal86021910918
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs8602157818
6Bournemouth85121612416
7Wolverhampton WanderersWolves843196315
8Manchester UnitedMan Utd84131314-113
9Watford84131112-113
10Leicester CityLeicester84041412212
11Everton83321312112
12Burnley82241012-28
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224913-48
14Crystal Palace821559-47
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8215813-57
16Southampton8125614-85
17Fulham8125921-125
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield8035417-133
19Newcastle UnitedNewcastle8026613-72
20Cardiff CityCardiff8026417-132

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Select and display your favourite team's news and scores in this panel
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account