Roberto Mancini’s five point mind games
“I won one title with Inter Milan when we were five points behind, five games from the end – this is football so we will see. Everything can happen but clearly we need to start to win” – Mancini – April 11, Manchester City pre-match programme notes.
“It is finished. Five points is too much. United have got fantastic spirit. We don’t have this spirit” – Mancini, April 11 2012, after the match that saw United’s lead cut to five points.
He’s playing mind games, isn’t he…