Why Pep Guardiola was not happy with Manchester City fans

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Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola wasn’t pleased with the support his players received from the crowd at the Etihad Stadium against West Ham on Wednesday night.

Sam Matterface, talkSPORT’s commentator for the game, witnessed Guardiola turning towards the stands and asking them to cheer for his players before a West Ham corner early in the second period.

“Pep’s got the hump again. He’s not happy about the volume inside this stadium,” Matterface said after watching the incident live inside the stadium.

“He’s turned round to the supporters exasperated saying ‘any chance of turning the volume up’? He’s turned round to the stand we’re in and told them to stand up and get behind the team. A few of them do that.

“It’s interesting.

“We were here last Wednesday night [against Arsenal] and Pep Guardiola was asking for noise, he got that noise.

“It hasn’t been that noisy tonight and he’s right to turn round and ask.

“He was getting frustrated there, you could see it in his face. He wanted the noise levels up.”