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Guardiola keen to avoid another slip up against ‘clever’ Crystal Palace

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is devoting his full attention to beating Crystal Palace this weekend after two seasons of struggles against Roy Hodgson?s side.
City are in good form ahead of Palace?s visit to the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday having gone 14 games unbeaten in all competitions.

They have also won their last four in the league to move into strong title contention but Guardiola is well aware of how Palace can throw a spanner in the works.
Palace claimed a stunning 3-2 victory over City at the Etihad in December 2018 and shared a dramatic 2-2 draw in their last game there 12 months ago.
Guardiola said: ?In my head ? and hopefully in the head of the players ? it?s just Crystal Palace.
?We were not able to beat them at home in the last two seasons. This is the only target that we have. ?A team like Crystal Palace knows exactly what they have to do. You have be patient and at the same time give a rhythm, but they are so clever.
?They defended well against Arsenal and they can produce a lot of quality up front. They were able to control a lot of the game.

?It was really tough the last two seasons here when we lost and drew, but we try to convince the players to do their job and win the game.?
Palace steady the ship
Palace have shown renewed resilience since losing 7-0 to Liverpool and 3-0 to Aston Villa in consecutive games last month.
In their last three Premier League games, the Eagles have claimed creditable draws against Leicester a...
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