London, Feb.9 (ANI): Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini has admitted to losing his cool for the first time after the club went down two-nil at Hull on Saturday.
Mancini delivered a withering half-time blast and then left the players in the dressing room while he sat on the bench on his own before the restart.
City eventually lost 2-1.
The Sun quoted Mancini, as saying: "Yes, I was angry. That is normal after a first half like that. I let them come into the dressing room and calm down for three minutes. Then I spoke to them for three minutes and left. I spoke with them and left because it was important that the players were allowed to relax and understand the situation they were in."
Mancini's men having lost three of their last six games in all competitions and he would like a victory against Bolton tonight.
Mancini said he is confident City can still finish in the top four. (ANI)