Manchester City’s response to pressure is ‘overwhelming’, says Pep Guardiola

• Manager delighted with his side’s ability to handle setbacks
• Win at Burnley puts City top with two games remaining

Pep Guardiola praised Manchester City’s “overwhelming” capacity to handle pressure after they overcame the challenge of Burnley to reassume leadership of the Premier League title race.

Sergio Agüero’s second-half goal gave them a narrow win and while City could have won by more, they saw out the final stages with four centre-backs on the pitch as their opponents attempted an aerial bombardment. They escaped with few real scares and Guardiola was delighted with the way they have refocused after recent disappointment.

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