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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists his side's week-long trip to Abu Dhabi did not influence their shock FA Cup loss to Championship side Middlesbrough.
The Premier League champions spent the five days before Saturday's fourth-round tie at the Etihad Stadium at a warm-weather training camp in the United Arab Emirates.
The team only returned to Manchester on Friday evening and questions were quickly asked about the wisdom of the venture after goals from Patrick Bamford and Kike dumped...
Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford and Kike struck in the second half as Championship side Middlesbrough produced a shock 2-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup.
England Under-21 international Bamford pounced on a defensive misunderstanding early in the second half and substitute Kike settled a thrilling fourth-round tie in injury time at the Etihad Stadium.
City dominated the first half but were denied repeatedly by Boro's former Real Madrid goalkeeper Tomas Mejias and their...