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Manchester City’s Manuel Pellegrini was exasperated by the fashion of Burnley’s comeback to draw 2-2 at the Etihad in their previous outing, the manager reminding his players afterwards they must not let up until the final whistle. There will then have been despair at the deja vu all over again that unfolded before the Chilean’s eyes as his side spurned a two-goal cushion against a visiting team for a consecutive outing. City managed to get over the line here but there are signs their early season struggles could again return to undermine them when the business side of the campaign arrives.

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