BBC Sport - Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City: Pellegrini on Pardew row
Pellegrini plays down Pardew row
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Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini plays down a touchline row Newcastle manager Alan Pardew during their 2-0 Premier League win.
After Edin Dzeko put the visitors ahead, the managers clashed when referee Mike Jones ruled out Check Tiote's half-volley for offside.
Pellegrini says Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa should have been sent off for a foul on Sami Nasri, before Álvaro Negredo's late goal ensured City move top.