Pellegrini won't blame individuals

Manuel Pellegrini refused to apportion blame after seeing defensive errors condemn his Manchester City side to a shock 3-2 defeat at Premier League newboys Cardiff.

I have not seen the goals yet, but defending set-pieces is the duty of all the team. Not just the goalkeepers and the defenders.

It does not matter who is guilty with the two corners, conceding from two corners is too much, it is too important an area.

When we scored the first goal I thought it would be easier for us as we were playing a team defending with 10 players inside their box.

It was very difficult for us and I think while we did not do a very good match we did not play badly.

We had the patience to try and score, we did it but it was a pity with the two corners.

– Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

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