Featured Matches
Previous
Brazil
Netherlands
0
3
ESPN, ESPN3 FT
Match 63
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
Germany
Argentina
ABC, ESPN3 7:00 PM GMT
Match 64
Game Details
Helsingborg
Gefle IF
0
0
LIVE 46'
Game Details
Elfsborg
Brommapojkarna
3:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Halmstad
IFK
3:30 PM GMT
Game Details
BK Hacken
Orebro SK
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Haugesund
Stabaek
1
0
LIVE 42'
Game Details
Valerenga
Rosenborg
3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
UCD
Sligo
2:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Shamrock
Dundalk
3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Derry City
Bray
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Portland Timbers
ESPN2 2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
FC Edmonton
Ottawa Fury FC
10:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Cienciano del Cusco
Juan Aurich
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Emelec
Independiente del Valle
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Portland Thorns FC
FC Kansas City
9:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Next
Sep, 26, 2012

Mancini 'tired' of rival bosses

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says he is fed up with the treatment he receives from certain opposition managers after a touchline spat with Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert.

• Blog: Blips and bumps for City
• Man City crash out to Villa
• Jolly: City self-destruct
• Delaney: West Ham hammered
• Capital One Cup Gallery Photo Gallery

The pair were involved in a heated exchange as City were dumped out of the Capital One Cup after a 4-2 defeat by Villa at the Etihad Stadium.

Mancini complained to the fourth official about a tackle by Joe Bennett on Gareth Barry, to which Lambert took exception, and the Italian believes the altercation is typical of the attitude many opposition managers have towards him.

"I am tired with these managers,'' Mancini said. "I didn't say nothing to [Lambert]. There are some managers it is better to shut up. "I asked only if there was a yellow card - without moving my hands - with the fourth official and he comes over to me.

"I didn't speak with him. I asked the fourth official if it was a yellow card because I thought the referee had forgotten his yellow cards in the dressing room. I don't know what is the reason. I can understand if I was talking to him but I didn't say nothing.

"I am very tired with their behaviour. Sometimes these managers go to the big stadiums and the other manager says everything and they say nothing. When they go to [Old] Trafford, they say nothing. When other managers talk about the referee they always sit on the bench. I don't like this type of behaviour.''

However, Lambert insists he holds Mancini in high regard. "If that's what he said then fine," the Scot stated. "I respect him as a manager and an ex-player. It wasn't really a spat. It was nothing."

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.