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Stones hails City's character after Dortmund win

John Stones has praised City's character after coming from a goal down to beat Borussia Dortmund 2-1 in the Champions League.

The defender smashed in a superb equaliser with ten minutes remaining after Jude Bellingham opened the scoring for the visitors.

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Four minutes later, Erling Haaland struck an acrobatic winner to secure an important three points top keep us top of Group G.

The Englishman was happy with his goal and the fighting spirit shown by the team in a difficult contest at the Etihad Stadium.

"It's an important goal which is pleasing for me. I try to give everything for the team.

"Today wasn't our best game by far and I think everyone was getting a bit frustrated.

"We needed something to lift us. We keep persisting and pushing for better and to do better as a team. 

"For us to come away with the three points shows great character."

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Stones also spoke about the importance of squad depth as well as Haaland's remarkable scoring form (and long legs!)

Watch the entire interview via the video at the top of the page.

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