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Guardiola says ‘sorry’ for title being ‘in our hands.’

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola believes ‘the media’ wanted Liverpool to be crowned champions and has apologised for the title being ‘in our hands’.

Vincent Kompany’s wonder goal secured a vital 1-0 win over Leicester on Monday night, the win moving Guardiola’s side back to the top ahead of the final game of the season this weekend.

City will become the first side since Manchester United in 2009 to retain their Premier League title if they beat Brighton on Sunday, though second-placed Liverpool could capitalise if they slip up.

“One game left it will be so tough like today, we are away and we saw Brighton had a good game at Arsenal,” Guardiola told his post-match press conference.

”But it is in our hands, don’t forget but we could have been 10 points behind if we lost to Liverpool here.

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“We were seven points behind, but we are in the last game and it is in our hands. We are going to prepare well.

“We’ll see if Brighton defend deep or will be more offensive. It will be tough, but hopefully we will have the performance to be champions.

“For many people, the media, they expected the Liverpool do that [go top]….in the end we are there so I am sorry for the people that are still it is in our hands, we are going to try it.”

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