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Voice• ‘It’s normal to have this period but we have to stick together’• Midfielder Phil Foden to start against Dinamo ZagrebIlkay Gündogan has said Manchester City’s slump is down to a loss of focus and confidence. They have won two of their past seven matches, with the 2-1 defeat by Manchester United leaving them third in the Premier League and 14 points behind Liverpool.
Ilkay Gündogan blames Manchester City’s slump on loss of confidence
With the centre-back John Stones out for several weeks because of a hamstring problem, the prospects of a third consecutive title look remote. Gündogan, speaking before Wednesday’s Champions League game at Dinamo Zagreb, offered an honest assessment as to why. “If you are successful and have won so many things sometimes you lose focus,” the midfielder said.

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