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City Boss Still Hasn't Banished Memory Of Bayern
Manuel Pellegrini hailed his side's character as they recovered from a drubbing against Bayern Munich to defeat Everton.
Manuel Pellegrini: "I was very pleased for a lot of things. We played the only unbeaten team in the Premier League and a team that plays very well with the ball so it was not an easy game.
"What happened last Wednesday always has a consequence physically and mentally on the team so that's why I am very pleased with the character the team showed.
"David Silva is a very important player. He has quality, he played very, very well. I wasn't sure if he could play the 90 minutes.
"I think we played well against Aston Villa but ended up losing the game but we didn't perform up to our standards in midweek. It was important to bounce back against Everton, who are a very strong team.
"It was great to have David Silva back, too. He's a top player and any team in the world would miss him."
Source: Manchester City MAD
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