Manchester City lost control of top spot in the Premier League after a late Chris Wood goal denied them victory against Nottingham Forest at the City Ground.

Nottingham Forest-Manchester City in pictures

Pep Guardiola lost his mind to the match officials, but later accepted that his players were to blame for the kind of result that costs titles.

The Manchester City boss raged on the touchline over referee Graham Scott’s performance and was booked for voicing his opinion too strongly after claiming the champions should have gotten a penalty for Joe Worrall’s tugging on Manchester City’s shirt. Erling Haaland.

But after calming his temper, Guardiola accepted that the result was down to City failing to finish off Steve Cooper’s Forest.

The visitors had 84 percent of the ball in the first half, but Bernardo Silva’s lightning bolt was the only goal they had to prove their dominance.

After the break, Haaland, Phil Foden and Aymeric Laporte squandered opportunities that any team with plans to finish on top must take advantage of.

And then, with six minutes to go, Forest substitute Chris Wood bowled City over with an equalizer that sent the City Ground into a frenzy.

It is the third time this season that the Blues have given up points to a team that managed just one shot on goal.

After rising to the top of the table by beating Arsenal in midweek, Guardiola’s men are once again looking at the Gunners.


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