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Pep Guardiola admits the 1-0 defeat away to Tottenham is a setback in City's Champions League campaign, but says there's plenty to play for in next week's second leg.

City now have to overcome a 1-0 deficit at the Etihad after Heung-Min Son scored the only goal of the game at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

And speaking after the defeat, Guardiola has said he feels his side can turn the tie around. 

"It’s not the best result but not the worst one." Guardiola explained. "You know in this competition when you want to go through into the last stages you have to make these kind of comebacks.

"You don’t expect to arrive in a semi-final or quarter-final first leg we are going to win 0-3, that is a reality - it happens to many teams in many situations, but we have another option, another chance and that is the point. 

"The second leg will be tough but we know what we have to do: score goals, play as well as possible and we’re going to try.

City had the chance to go ahead in the first half, but Sergio Aguero's penalty was saved by Hugo Lloris.

"We play to score a goal, unfortunately we couldn’t score but we have a second game.

"We’ll see what happens now, it looks a little bit more complicated, but every day, every hour that passes we will see it closer, and we are going to push each other and going to try."

Watch Pep's full post-match press conference via the video above! 

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