Pep Guardiola hailed 'fantastic' David Moyes and West Ham after his side were knocked out on penalties at the London Stadium, ending Manchester City's four-year dominance in the Carabao Cup.
The Hammers held the holders all the way to a penalty shootout in a goalless 90 minutes. After the nail-biting shootout loss, Guardiola singled out 'fantastic' Moyes and his high-flying Hammers for praisepraise as reported by The Sun.
He said: "It was one of our toughest games against them.
"They are doing well in the Premier League, the Europa League and now they are into the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup.
"They are a fantastic team with a fantastic manager. We played our game and sometimes this happens. When you get to penalties anything can happen. Next season we'll be back."