Pep Guardiola provides honest assessment of Man City defeat to Brentford

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola admitted ‘the better team won’ as his side fell to a late 2-1 defeat to Brentford in their final Premier League game before the World Cup break.

Ivan Toney put the Bees ahead in Saturday’s early offering before Phil Foden pulled City back level on the cusp of half-time. But despite their spells of possession and protests for penalties, Brentford burst forward in injury time for Toney to win it at the death.

City, for all their possession, failed to truly carve out any clear cut chances and stretch Brentford’s defence which remained resilient.

Guardiola gave…


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