WATCH: Guardiola raging at Saint star Redmond in City win - FCNaija
EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 30/11/2017
Pep Guardiola insists he was telling Nathan Redmond “how good he is” during a furious-looking exchange at the end of Manchester City’s 2-1 win over Southampton.
“I was telling Nathan Redmond how good he is at the end,” the City manager told BBC’s Match of the Day. “Southampton have some super talented players, Redmond is so good one against one.“But they didn’t want to play, they were time-wasting from the ninth minute. I just wanted them to play.”Virgil van Dijk turned Kevin De Bruyne free-kick into his own net early in the second half as former Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu equalize for Southampton 15 minutes from the end of normal time after a neat cut-back from substitute Sofiane Boufal looked to have salvaged a point for Saint.Manchester City’s late win made it 12 league victories in a row as Premier League leaders host back to back matches against West Ham and Jose Mourinho team at Etihad early December.