Mancini 'no worries' over title showdown.MANCHESTER CITY boss Roberto Mancini Roberto Mancini (born November 27, 1964) is an Italian football coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of F.C. Internazionale Milano in Serie A. Career
Mancini was born in Jesi, province of Ancona. claims there have been no nerves in the build-up to today's crunch derby against Manchester United.
The two heavyweight title rivals meet at the Etihad Stadium in one of the biggest and most eagerly-anticipated matches in Premier League history.
With City trailing league leaders United by just three points going into the game, the stakes are high, but Mancini has continually played down his side's chances.
Even though victory would take City back to the top of the table, Mancini insists United would remain title favourites and because of that, he says the pressure is yet to show.
The Italian said: "It is impossible to be worried for Monday yet. It is football, not work.
"Maybe Monday morning there will be pressure, but this is normal for us or for United. But not now, I don't think this."
Mancini first wrote off his side's title prospects after a damaging defeat at Arsenal three weeks ago left them trailing by eight points.
He has maintained that stance since, despite seeing his side cut the gap with impressive successive wins over West Brom, Norwich and Wolves, while United have faltered against Wigan Wigan (wĭg`ən), city (1991 pop. 88,725) and metropolitan district, N England, located in the Manchester metropolitan area on the Douglas River. and Everton.
With a testing trip to Newcastle and a home clash with struggling QPR QPR Queens Park Rangers (football club)
QPR Quarterly Progress Report
QPR Quadrature Partial Response
QPR Quarterly Performance Review
QPR Question, Persuade, Refer (suicide prevention program) still to come, Mancini says his side have the harder run-in as United play Swansea and Sunderland.
Mancini said: "We have only one chance because they lost a point against Everton, but I think it will be difficult.
"They have one difficult game against us, then they have two easy games. They will probably get six points.
"It is clear if we have a chance - we want to take that chance - but I don't know."
HIGH STAKES High Stakes is a British sitcom starring Richard Wilson that aired in 2001. It was written by Tony Sarchet. The second series remains unaired after the first received a poor reception. : Roberto Mancini