THE BAYERN, To SEMIFINALS
Guardiola: "I know that Cristiano wanted to to the Benfica, I'm sorry by him"
Published:14/04/2016 - 14:05h
Updated:14/04/2016 - 14:05h
The Catalan trainer of the Bayern Munich, Pep Guardiola, carried out some statements in press conference, after the pass to semifinals of UEFA Champions League by the expense of the Benfica, in which it agreed of Cristiano Ronaldo
In statements conceded in press conference this just Wednesday after the Bayern Munich guaranteeed the access to the semifinals of UEFA Champions League after surpassing to a combativo Benfica (2-2), Pep Guardiola showed happy by the fact to be in some new semifinals of the European competition, and took advantage of besides to launch a "recadito" to Cristiano Ronaldo that has been very commented during the last hours.
The relation between the Portuguese and the one of Santpedor always has been something muddy since the player of the Real Madrid pushed him in a Classical against the FC Barcelona, after the technician threatened with giving him a balloon that had in the hands in a kickoff of band. The case is that, this past Tuesday, Cristiano Ronaldo ensured that it preferred "to the Benfica" in the semifinals of Champions League like rival.
Pep Guardiola, this Wednesday, regretted that this can not be. "I know that Cristiano preferred that it happened the Benfica; I'm sorry by him", it signalled with a half ironic smile the Catalan trainer of the Bayern Munich, saitsfecho by the pass to semifinals of the Bavarian group, that with him always has accessed to the semifinals of the competition, although being deleted the two last seasons by Real Madrid first and FC Barcelona the past year.
Now, the one of Santpedor ensures that it does not have preference regarding the rival of semifinals of Champions. "Any one. We what wanted to was to be in semifinals. The Athletic is the most surprising team of the last five years. I am a big admirer of the mentality of this team". In the four seasons in which it trained to the FC Barcelona, besides, fits to remember that the Barcelona club also accessed always to the semifinals of Champions League. Guardiola, in this sense, carries a 7 of 7 in "semis" of Champions since it is trainer of elite.