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Mancini slams Hart for mistakes

By Football News



Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says goalkeeper Joe Hart has not been good enough this season.

The England international has made several high-profile errors for the English Premier League champions this campaign.

Hart's latest mistake was in the lead up to Southampton's second goal in their shock 3-1 win over City on Saturday.

Hart also failed to clear in the build-up to Jason Puncheon's opener at St Mary's, a defeat that Mancini admitted has all but ended their title hopes, and the Italian has pointed the finger at his goalkeeper.

"It was a really bad mistake from Joe," Mancini told reporters.

"It was not good enough. It's not strange because he's done a few mistakes this year."

"Joe has made too many mistakes. He has not been good enough."

Hart was also criticised by Mancini after he slammed his team-mates following a 3-2 Champions League loss to Real Madrid in September.