City boss Eriksson was forced to defend himself after making rookie Joe Hart his number one goalkeeper ahead of Kasper Schmeichel and experienced Sweden international Andreas Isaksson.
The former England head coach lost his customary cool when asked by a Swedish journalist why Isaksson had not been handed a chance, and he said: "Sitting in Sweden and criticising what we do at Carrington is easy but I don´t think it´s fair."
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