People say that it's over for Man City, but we want to prove otherwise

Although Manchester City struggled again against Luton Town, Pep Guardiola was very pleased with his team's performance. The Spanish manager responded to the criticism of City and indicated that he wants to prove the opposite.

People say that it's over for Man City, but we want to prove otherwise
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Manchester City is certainly not in the best form they have ever been. The team has gone four consecutive matches without a win in the league. Even against Luton, it was not a smooth ride, but the champions of England still managed to clinch the victory. 

Guardiola is aware of the immense pressure on his team. "Manchester City is the only team that is considered to have failed if it doesn't become the champion," he said at a press conference.

"For all other clubs, it doesn't matter, Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea," Guardiola continued. "If they don't win, it's normal, because City is expected to win. It has been quite difficult over the years to withstand this pressure. What is demanded of us is not demanded of others. People say it's over for City, but we want to prove them wrong."

Guardiola also emphasized that in the past few weeks, City deserved more from several games. "But I told my players that we shouldn't feel sorry for ourselves. It's football; these things happen. Should we complain about bad luck?"

Finally, the Spaniard also commented on the situation of Erling Haaland, who missed the match against Luton due to a foot injury. 'Today he wasn't fit enough, and I think he will also be out for next week's game against Crystal Palace. We have to assess it week by week, but at least it's not a fracture.'