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It was very important to close up some particular zones for Manchester City where they are usually very risky.

"It will be good for the club, for all of us and the media".

"Now we are going to rest and we are going to come back tomorrow and prepare for the [Manchester United] game".

"Their first goal was magnificent, and the second goal we didn't defend that well". We tried. People can not say we didn't come to try to win the game.

"We saw many good things but we made mistakes and we are going to improve on that".

"You can not expect and all the season I've said many times, we are not going to win all the games. Football is how you recover in the good moments and bad moments to stay stable". Today was the first. It's another competition, the Premier League.

Guardiola made seven changes to his line-up with one eye firmly on Sunday's Manchester derby, with England under-17 World Cup victor Phil Foden handed his first City start in an unfamiliar left-sided role. Taison twice fired narrowly over the bar either side of the break as Shakhtar kept up the pressure before late substitute Sergio Aguero netted a stoppage-time penalty for City.

Speaking to BT Sport/ESPN, Guardiola was quick to praise his opponents on a job well done: 'Congratulations to Shakhtar, ' he said.

"We started really well but they countered magnificently for the first goal".

"We lose a game, it's part of our profession", Guardiola said. "We couldn't do it but I'm happy for the performance".

"Second half we tried to come back and had our chances but unfortunately we only scored at the end of the game".

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