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Guardiola plays down trophy haul after another EFL Cup win with City

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Pep Guardiola played down yet another piece of silverware after clinching the Carabao Cup with Man City for the fourth time in a row.

Pep Guardiola continues to see his stock rise after adding another to his list of trophies as a manager.

The Spaniard won the 25th major trophy of his coaching career on Sunday as Aymeric Laporte’s late winner clinched a 1-0 win for City over Tottenham at Wembley.

Guardiola has experienced major success across his managerial career, which has spanned from Barcelona to Bayern Munich to Man City.

However, the 50-year-old was quick to play down his achievements.

“It’s good. I was in big clubs: Barcelona, Bayern Munich, here. That’s why it’s easier to do,” Guardiola told Sky Sports after being asked about his growing list of managerial accomplishments.

Guardiola also spoke about supporters being allowed at Wembley in a limited capacity – the first time his side have played in front of fans for months.

“It’s not full [in the stadium] but it was a great noise [from the supporters],” he added.

“Today we are incredibly happy that we have four in a row in this competition. We tried to win the game, created a lot of chances.

“They had some chances on the counter but in general we had a good game.”