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Pep Guardiola admits he feels guilty for failing to give home fans a win - after a week when the Manchester City manager waged a war of words with some of the club's own supporters

Pep Guardiola admitted he felt guilty at failing to deliver a victory for Manchester City supporters at the end of a week in which he had waged a war of words with sections of his own fans.

The City boss insisted on Saturday that his words had been misunderstood, after a midweek Champions League win over Leipzig in which he was believed to have complained about the low turnout of supporters.

Guardiola launched a fiery defence of his words before being held to a goalless draw by Southampton and claimed he remained mystified by the reaction to the disagreement with supporters' representative Kevin Parker.