City's players looked distraught and dejected, their heads were down and the swagger which had been so prominent throughout their entire campaign had gone. "If we did we would be up there with City, and maybe even in front".
However, when Manchester United needed a hero, Pogba finally showed up and at the ideal time for not just the club, but for himself as well.
"I think we are a bit better than what people think, the players are a bit better than what people think and I am a bit better than what people think".
If Newcastle have edged themselves out of the fight for survival, the bottom eight clubs from Brighton downwards still have work to do after a weekend which proved frustrating for a lot of them.
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We believe that enhanced connectivity between our countries will boost our economic growth and benefit our citizens, he added. Many in Kathmandu blamed India for the 135-day blockade from September, 2015 to February, 2016 that crippled Nepal's economy.
City needed a victory against the Red Devils to be confirmed as champions after a remarkable season but failed to clinch the three points after an impressive second-half fightback from Jose Mourinho's men.
Pogba was the catalyst with two goals in the space of 90 seconds, Sanchez set up all three goals, and Smalling came up with the victor.
The game last season which Guardiola was surely referring to was when City went out of the Champions League in the last 16 to Monaco.
Just few minutes later, within the range of six minutes City took control of the match by scoring two goals.
"They deserve the title because they don't give anyone else a chance".
They won the first-leg 5-3 but conceded those three goals in the space of 29 minutes. City looked exhausted and perhaps they started looking ahead of what is a bigger game against Liverpool on Tuesday.