Roberto Mancini: 'The Premier League table isn't telling the truth'

Mancini: 'Premier League table is lying'
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Roberto Mancini believes that Manchester City do not deserve to be trailing Manchester United by 15 points in the Premier League.

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has claimed that the Premier League table is not a true reflection of the campaign.

The North-West outfit, who clinched the title in dramatic fashion last season, are now 15 points behind leaders Manchester United with eight games left to play.

While Mancini believes that United are worthy table toppers, the Italian doesn't think that the Red Devils deserve to be leading by such a big margin.

"We do not deserve to be 15 points behind Manchester United," Mancini said in a press conference. "They play very well and have won a lot of games and they deserved to stay on top but not by 15 points.

"The table is not true. Now we have eight games and if we win a lot of those games maybe we can close that gap."

City will go up against their rivals at Old Trafford on Monday evening.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City24212170185265
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd24165349163353
3Chelsea24155445162950
4Liverpool24138354292547
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs24136547222545
6Arsenal24126645311442
7Leicester CityLeicester249783632434
8Burnley249781921-234
9Everton2477102639-1328
10Watford2475123344-1126
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham2468103042-1226
12Bournemouth2467112536-1125
13Crystal Palace2467112237-1525
14Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2466121941-2224
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2465132234-1223
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton2458111733-1623
17Stoke CityStoke2465132550-2523
18Southampton24410102435-1122
19West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom24311101931-1220
20Swansea CitySwansea2455141535-2020
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