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Ferran Torres reveals how Leeds defeat will affect Man City

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Ferran Torres has backed Manchester City to make a quick recovery from the 2-1 defeat to Leeds on Saturday.

Ferran Torres insists Manchester City won’t dwell too much on their 2-1 defeat to Leeds on Saturday.

Stuart Dallas struck in the final minutes of the game to seal the three points for the visitors, who played half the match with 10 men after seeing Liam Cooper sent off.

Torres, who scored City’s equalizer in the second half, says his side must not dwell on the disappointment as they turn their attention to the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie with Borussia Dortmund.

“We are obviously sad for the result but the good thing is we are still on top of the table, close to our objective,” the 21-year-old said as quoted by Daily Mail.

“Now we just turn the page and focus on the Champions League game against Dortmund because it doesn’t stop. We want to be in the semi-finals of the Champions League.”

He added: “We know that Bielsa’s teams run a lot and are difficult teams to beat, and when they were down to 10 men they stayed back and made it difficult for us. We created a lot of chances but we couldn’t score them and win the game.”

City will look to protect their 2-1 aggregate lead when they face Dortmund in the Champions League on Wednesday. They will then take on Chelsea in the semi-finals of the FA Cup on April 17 before returning to Premier League duty with a visit to Aston Villa four days later.

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