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Manchester City vs Manchester United, Pep Guardiola vs Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, sideline argument, Marcus Rashford injury, video

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Pep Guardiola and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer exchanged words in a tense touchline clash during Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Manchester City.

The incident was sparked by an ankle injury to United striker Marcus Rashford.

Solskjaer moved to bring Mason Greenwood into the game after the injury saw Dean Henderson knock the ball out of play.

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The two coaches had words. (Photo by Dave Thompson / POOL / AFP)Source: AFP

City though did not give the ball back and instead took the throw-in quickly, leading to a disagreement between the two coaches.

Guardiola played down the incident post-game, telling media: “No problem it is solved.”

The two managers then came together at the end of the game, sharing a moment well after the fulltime whistle had sounded.

The classy Guardiola showed his respect for Solskjaer and United post-game, opening by saying: “Congratulations Manchester United first of all.”

“Ten games left, now arrive the important part of the season. The last 10 games are important and we start next Wednesday. We will try to win as many games as possible to be champions.

“Against West Ham we played much, much worse than today. Against West Ham we didn’t deserve to win and maybe today we didn’t deserve to lose.

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“We were not good in front of goal, our strikers were not brilliant today but it happens.”

As for Rashford’s potential injury, Solskjaer said he was not entirely sure of the severity.

“I don’t know. It’s something with his ankle,” he said.

“When he sprinted 70 yards to save a goal, it showed the attitude of the boy. I think he went over on his ankle but we need to do a scan, I’ve not had time to speak to the doctor yet.”

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Pep Guardiola interact after the final whistle. (Photo by PETER POWELL / POOL / AFP)Source: AFP

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