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Pep Guardiola and Claudio Bravo share incredibly awkward moment after penalty heroics

The Manchester City boss was seen celebrating with the fans but Bravo wasn't as impressed

Claudio Bravo’s Manchester City career hasn’t quite worked out as he would have hoped.

The Chilean goalkeeper was signed from Barcelona with the intention of becoming Pep Guardiola’s ‘sweeper keeper’ for his revolution in England.


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Claudio Bravo came to collect a corner but hurt himself while landing

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Bravo made a number of errors last season

But after a series of high profile gaffes last season he’s found himself warming the bench for much of this campaign.

Because, let’s be honest, Ederson might be the best thing since sliced bread.

But Bravo has still had his moments and was the penalty shootout hero for the second round in a row in the League Cup against Leicester on Tuesday night.

Bravo was the hero against Leicester

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Bravo was the hero against Leicester

The former Barca stopper denied Riyad Mahrez after the game had finished 1-1 after extra time, sending City through to the semi-finals and keeping alive their hopes of an unprecedented quadruple.

But fans were quick to spot an awkward moment between Bravo and Guardiola during the celebrations.

Bravo appears to be enjoying himself before his manager approaches him and gives him a bear hug, causing the goalkeeper’s emotions to shift rather suddenly:

A hint of a strained relationship? Maybe.


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