Robbie Savage defends wearing a gilet and jacket combo during Manchester City's win at Borussia Monchengladbach

The pundit googled 'cool man in gilet and jacket'

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Robbie Savage has defended wearing a gilet underneath a suit jacket while working as a pundit during Manchester City's 2-1 win over Borussia Monchengladbach last night.

The former Wales midfielder was not getting the rave reviews he was expecting on Twitter, for both his unusal combination of clothing and his commentary during the game.

Seeing the funny side, Savage tweeted a picture of what he had googled: 'cool man in gilet and jacket', and wrote alongside the caption: "If this is wrong I don't want to be right."



City won the game in Germany thanks to goals from Nicolas Otamendi and a last-minute Sergio Aguero penalty. The Argentine was brought down by Fabian Johnson in the 90th minute and kept his cool to hand City their first win and offer coach Manuel Pellegrini respite after his team lost their last two league games following a defeat by Juventus in their Champions League group opener.

"Maybe with a little bit of luck we won this game today," Pellegrini said. "But all the games we lost before, to Juventus, West Ham, Tottenham -- I don't think we deserved to lose them. But we did.

"Maybe today we did not deserve to win but we won," added the Chilean coach.

Gladbach, having waited 37 years for their first home game in Europe's premier club competition, stunned their big-name opponents with a 54th minute goal by Lars Stindl.

City, who have goalkeeper Joe Hart to thank for keeping them in the game with half a dozen superb saves including a penalty, drew level after Nicolas Otamendi's strike was deflected in by Andreas Christensen for an own goal in the 65th minute.