MP: "When you lose a game the way we lost you are frustrated and angry. Maybe I said something I didn't think. I apologise." #mcfc
MP: "Not an offence to Sweden or Swedish people. I think Sweden has a lot of good players. It also has very good referees." #mcfc
FIFA's referees chief has come to the defence of Swedish official after he was accused by Manuel Pellegrini of favouring Barcelona.
Pellegrini accepts his side face a tough task against Catalans in their Champions League last-16 tie, but he is far from intimidated.
Manchester City host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie. Here is a look at some of the likely key battles.