Vincent Kompany keen not to ‘get carried away’ after Champions League victory

first_img Manuel Pellegrini’s gamble to field a weakened side in the FA Cup on Sunday paid off Vincent Kompany heralded an ‘exceptional result’ as Manchester City beat Dynamo Kiev 3-1 in the first leg of the Champions League last 16.Manuel Pellegrini’s gamble to field a weakened side in the FA Cup on Sunday paid off as his men were impressive for the majority of the match in Ukraine.Captain Kompany played the full 90 minutes and led by example as his side secured the impressive away result.The Belgian defender admits the outcome, and performance, against Dynamo Kiev was as good as it gets.“It is an exceptional result away from home, we couldn’t have hoped for better,” he told BT Sport.“The performance was good, a lot of high pressing and a lot of chances, but 3-1 is a good result, we’re happy with it. We’re not going to get carried away.“It was a Manchester City performance we would like to see more often until the end of the season, we can take a lot of positives out of this game – it’s a good start to the week.”City now turn their attentions to the League Cup final against Liverpool on Sunday and boss Manuel Pellegrini is keen to collect some silverware.“From tomorrow we are going to think about the Capital One Cup final because it is very important to win a trophy at this stage of the season,” he said.“(After) the Capital One Cup final, we must return to the Premier League to fight for another 36 points, so we have lots of things still to do.” 1last_img read more