Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has sympathy for sacked Chelsea manager Roberto di Matteo.
Tomorrow Mancini faces Chelsea aiming to put a seven-point gap between the pair - although City could be briefly toppled off the top this afternoon if Manchester United win at home to QPR.
It is a Chelsea side now managed by Benitez.
Mancini said: "I'm sorry for Roberto Di Matteo as he only won the Champions League seven months ago. But they're one of the best teams so it'll be tough."
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