Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City players must focus on the next game rather than looking too far ahead after his side drew 0-0 with Stoke City.
The City boss was the players’ efforts but says the priority with be on Middlesbrough on Saturday instead of future Premier League games.
City continually pressed the Potters’ defence but couldn’t find the all-important goal to seal the three points.
In a fairly quiet first half, Pep Guardiola’s side went closest through Aleks Kolarov, who tested Stoke ‘keeper Lee Grant with a curling free kick from 25 yards out.
The Blues came close again in the second half on numerous occasions with Nicolas Otamendi, David Silva and Kelechi Iheanacho all firing narrowly wide.
The point sees City go level on points with Spurs in second as Pep’s team heads into two cup games, an FA Cup Quarter Final tie with Middlesbrough on Saturday and the second leg of the Champions League last-16 against AS Monaco.