Manuel Pellegrini believes Manchester City had a "bad day" as they slumped to a 1-0 defeat to Stoke City.
City's perfect start to the new Premier League campaign came to an end at the Etihad Stadium as Mame Biram Diouf scored the only goal of the game for the Potters.
Diouf netted his first goal for the club as he ran from deep inside his own half to nutmeg Joe Hart and hand Stoke the three points.
"I think we were a very patient team, we tried to create space but Stoke defended very well, and ...
Mame Biram Diouf scored a sensational winner as Stoke claimed a shock 1-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium.
Diouf ran from deep inside his own half to nutmeg Joe Hart after 58 minutes and hand the Potters a first top-flight away victory over City since 1980.
Diouf, who was denied a penalty in the first half, might also have scored an instant second as City lost their composure.
City, who had won their previous seven Premier League matches, wanted a spot-ki...