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Radamel Falcao 'disappointed' with AS Monaco defeat

23 February 2017, 12:53 | Sue Hudson

Radamel Falcao 'disappointed' with AS Monaco defeat

Claudio Ranieri cashed in and turned jeers to cheers before Foxes bubble burst

"It is one of the most handsome competitions to play, maybe not the most important, but the most attractive and we have to do our best".

Radamel Falcao scored twice for Monaco, in addition to a goal by 18-year-old Kylian Mbappe, but saw a second-half penalty saved by City goalkeeper Willy Caballero with the visitors 2-1 up.

Nigerian youngster, Kelechi Iheanacho, was an unused substitute in the game.

John Stones scored his first Champions League goal in this one to give City a 4-3 lead before Leroy Sane made it 5-3.

Toure praised City's character for bouncing back from their mistakes to win the game from 3-2 down but warned that Monaco, one of his many former clubs, will still fancy their chances. The hosts then conceded two goals again in the second half to be at a huge disadvantage going into the second leg in a fortnight. "From the beginning of the season until now, we always attack".

City defender Nicolas Otamendi will find himself in the firing line and says finding the balance between stopping Monaco and gaining an advantage for the second leg will be key.

"I'm enjoying my football massively and I think how the gaffer explains things to us and how hard we work on things in training ensures we know what to do in the games".

"The worry for Guardiola is, as Monaco have shown this season, that it doesn't matter how much individual players cost if they don't make the team better".

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City return to England on Saturday before welcoming Championship side Huddersfield Town on Wednesday for an FA Cup fifth-round replay. "We have distance but we have to play against a fantastic team. They are killers in the box", he said.

Pep Guardiola and Leonardo Jardim were up and down from their seats in the dugout, trying to get messages to their players but ultimately powerless to exert any control in a chaotic game that was unfolding before them. "The most important thing is we recover our mentality and team spirit".

"I would like to see how many teams are able to get a clean sheet against Monaco this season".

The good news for City is that they have that two-goal head start. "We were stable mentally", Guardiola told BT Sport at the Etihad Stadium.

"We are going to fly to Monaco to score as many goals as possible", he said. "The old and young guys in the team played fantastic".

"I thought he played a great match".

"What he wants, above everything, from all the players is that we push a little more". Even in Barcelona and Bayern Munich I thought I am lucky to be here.



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