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THE FINISH LINE

Weary Man City pay heavy price for quadruple push

English champions still in hunt for four trophies, but injuries to key players and fixture congestion could derail them

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Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min (centre) keeps the ball in play before going on to score during the UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg match between Tottenham and Manchester City at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, North London, on April 9.

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Rather than help City win the tactical battle, Pep Guardiola's (above) instruction to proceed with caution only served to lull his side into a submissive display.

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PEP Guardiola faces a major test of his managerial acumen after Manchester City's draining quadruple chase was dented by his decision to stray from his purist principles in their tired Champions League defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Tuesday night.

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