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‘The argument that it favours the top six is because the people don’t understand anything': Pep Guardiola criticises Premier League's decision to revert to three substitutes The Premier League allowed for five substitutes during Project Restart However, they have reverted to the traditional three for the new campaign  Pep Guardiola believes they have missed an opportunity to protect players

By Jack Gaughan for MailOnline

Published: 12:00 BST, 20 September 2020 | Updated: 12:00 BST, 20 September 2020

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Pep Guardiola criticised the Premier League reverting to three substitutes as a tactical decision made by teams outside the top six.

Clubs were permitted to making five changes per game in three intervals during Project Restart but a majority voted against keeping that rule this season.

The five-substitute regulation did, in theory, advantage the clubs with larger squads - something the Manchester City manager vehemently disagrees with.

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