Guardiola: We deserved Manchester Derby victory

Pep Guardiola feels his side were worthy of their win over their bitter rivals this evening, as Manchester City beat Manchester United 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium.

The win means City reclaim their position at the top of the Premier League, which had been temporarily occupied by Liverpool after their win over Fulham earlier today.

City outclassed their opponents throughout with goals from David Silva, Sergio Aguero and Ilkay Gundogan sealing victory for the home side.

“We deserved the victory. The first half we played a little bit with fear but football is a game and we didn’t want to lose the ball. We didn’t want to attack and they defended well.’’ Guardiola told BBC’s MOTD.

“In the second half the game is a bit open so we have to find more space but we made a good performance against a top, top team .

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