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Roberto Mancini: ‘Draw would have been fair result’

Mancini: ‘Draw would have been fair result’
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Roberto Mancini concedes that Man Utd outplayed City but claims a 2-2 draw would have been the fairest result.

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini claims a draw would have been a fair result in the Community Shield after they lost 3-2 to Manchester United.

City squandered a 2-0 half-time lead to lose 3-2, with United winger Nani scoring the winner deep into injury time.

"Maybe they played better than us, but the right result after 90 minutes would probably have been 2-2," said the Italian.

The Blues begin the new season next Monday at home to newly-promoted Swansea City.

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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

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