Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola refused to criticise any of his players despite defensive mistakes playing a part in the Premier League champions’ surprise 3-2 defeat at Norwich.
The Canaries raced into a two-goal lead but a goal from Sergio Aguero just before the break kept City in the game.
A Nicolas Otamendi error then allowed Teemu Pukki to make it 3-1 and a late Rodri reply was not enough for City.
“Not for one second am I going to doubt my players,” said Guardiola.
“Sometimes you know we make mistakes. I think sometimes we forget these guys are human.
“Football is quick, things can go wrong and I must see what I can do to help them.”