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Man City boss Guardiola denies revenge factore for Brighton clash

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola insists he's not thinking about revenge against Brighton.

City blew a 2-0 lead to be beaten 3-2 at the Amex last season after having Joao Cancelo sent off just 10 minutes into the match, in which Guardiola confronted Brighton boss Graham Potter who subsequently apologised for some over-zealous celebrations of his side's opening goal.

The defeat was a setback for City in the final weeks of their build-up to the Champions League final, but Guardiola said it had not been part of his thinking this week.

“Absolutely not," he said when asked if it was on his mind.

Potter said this week he was sorry for the actions which so upset Guardiola on the south coast and that he hoped to get “a cuddle" from the City boss this time around.

“We'll shake hands before and after the game," Guardiola said. “Like I do with all the managers before and after the game."

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