'Haaland is the taker' – Guardiola explains anger after Gundogan penalty miss for City

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola during his side's Premier League win over Leeds in May 2023.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has explained his anger after Ilkay Gundogan took a penalty instead of Erling Haaland late in the 2-1 win over Leeds on Saturday and ended up missing the spot-kick.

Gundogan was on a hat-trick after two fine finishes put City 2-0 up at half-time and stepped up to take the penalty in the 84th minute at the Etihad, but his effort hit the post and Leeds quickly pulled a goal back through Rodrigo to make it a nervy finale for the Premier League leaders.

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