“In Leipzig, [we had] qualified already, 75 minutes, and this kind of action. So he deserves the three games.
“The club’s appeal, I did not agree [with]. We had to do it, because in other cases it was quite similar and just two games.
“He deserves it. Hopefully he will learn for the future.”
Regardless of Guardiola’s fury over Walker’s moment of stupidity, City remain in the driving seat of their last 16 tie against Sporting Lisbon, with the second leg due to get underway on Wednesday night.