Bosnian international Edin Dzeko has
apologised for reacting angrily after being substituted in
Manchester City's 2-0 defeat at Bayern Munich in the Champions
His actions went largely under the radar during Tuesday's
Group A match after coach Roberto Mancini disclosed that Dzeko's
fellow striker Carlos Tevez had refused to go on as a substitute
in a separate incident.
Argentine international Tevez was later suspended by the
club pending an investigation into his conduct.
"I know my reaction was bad and I have spoken to the guys
and to the coach as well," Dzeko told the club's website
"I have apologised for the reaction and Roberto has accepted
it and said that everything is OK and that we have to be
positive for the next game [at Blackburn Rovers on Saturday]."
Dzeko joined City from VfL Wolfsburg in January and said he
was particularly keen to do well on his return to Germany.
"I was unhappy because we were 2-0 down and I wanted to win
the game," he said. "It was something special for me to go back
to Germany where I played for a long time.
"Things didn't go well for us. That is why I was extra
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