No panic from Pep after City drop points

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Manchester City dropped their first points of the season following a 1-1 draw at Premier League new-boys Wolves in Saturday's early kickoff.

Wolves had gone ahead fortuitously after the break with Willy Boly's diving header actually going in off his arm only for Aymeric Laporte to then equalise with a header, his first goal for City.

Denying he had raised the game's most controversial moments with referee Martin Atkinson, Guardiola did his best to be philosophical about a match in which the home side exposed chinks in City's armour that will offer a glimmer of hope to the rest of the Premier League.

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Kompany added: "That is what I enjoy about the Premier League, I don't think any one team plays the same as the other".

Wolves have been a credit to their manager.

"Liverpool caused problems for them last season, as did Man United, but I'm talking about the clubs around mid-table and towards the bottom; a lot of them have rolled over, have been so deep and not had a positive threat".

"The amount of chances that we created, that tells us we could do more, should improve and try to win the game". But against Everton during the Premier League's opening weekend, they showed incredible resilience to finish the game 2-2.

Wolves thought they had taken in the lead on 20 minutes through Raul Jimenez, but the Mexican striker was flagged offside when slotting the ball home.

City hit the woodwork again two minutes later, when Raheem Sterling had an audacious half-volley tipped onto the bar by Patricio.

Despite protestations, the Boly's dodgy goal was allowed to stand and City were left with an embarrassing predicament to dig themselves out of.

Michael Keane doubled the visitors' advantage but Bournemouth struck back to go level on points with City at the top of the table through Joshua King's penalty and Nathan Ake.

"They deserved the point", City defender Kyle Walker said. "We played in the way, the style, the shape we believe and of course individually they did fantastic". "Every manager can do what they want because they know their teams".

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