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."For all the latest football news go to tribalfootball.com.