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Don't get drawn into pitch battle, Guardiola warns City

2019-02-15 19:24
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Manchester - Pep Guardiola has warned his Manchester City stars not to use the dubious state of Newport County's pitch as an excuse when they face the fourth tier giant-killers in the FA Cup on Saturday.

Guardiola is aware that Newport's Rodney Parade ground has one of the more badly damaged surfaces in the Football League, with two rugby union teams also using it and plenty of rain in South Wales causing further problems.

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