Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, technicians of Liverpool and Manchester City


Is Klopp doing with Liverpool what did Guardiola with Barça?

Published:12/10/2019 - 21:21h

Updated:12/10/2019 - 21:57h

The 4-0 with which Liverpool swept of the map to Barça in Anfield, joined to the two consecutive finals of Champions League and to the brilliant start of season of the 'reds', give place to the comparative with the best Barça of the history

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Relations of love-hate like which keep Jürgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola, that admire and launch 'darts' in the same measure, are used to to give between people that compete by the same aims and that, in his head, value like powerful rival. Pep Guardiola is triumphing from does some years to the control of the Manchester City and, although it still has not won the Champions League out of the Barça, keeps a hegemonic command in his leagues.

Jürgen Klopp, instead, still has not conquered any Premier League with the Liverpool but has arrived to two consecutive finals of League of Champions with the 'reds', winning one of them. The registers that is keeping his team from does more than a year, besides, are comparable to the ones of the best Barça of Guardiola ten years ago, when it began to arrasar in all the competitions that contested.

The 4-0 with which the Liverpool humiliated to the Barcelona in Anfield during the past month of May, perhaps, can be a turning point as it went it the 2-6 of the Barça of Pep to the Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabéu. After that the culés did imparables, something resembled what is sucediendo now with the English picture. After conquering the last 'orejona', the start of season of the 'reds' has been spectacular.

24 points of 24 possible, 20 goals in favour, only six against and eight victories in eight parties, something that has more merit if it fits in the Premier League. It remains clear that, in addition to following arriving far in Europe and struggle by more 'orejonas', Klopp has attained to increase the degree of competitiveness of his in England, where Anfield does not see a title suspender belt from 30 years ago.

If something have in common the Liverpool of now and the Barça of does a decade, in addition to a cool and vertiginous game, is the fact to have of a technician with charisma and motivational capacity. Klopp Lives the parties acutely, suffers them and does that his players also breathe football by all the sides. Guardiola Achieved it with the Barça, taking care until the most minimum detail and using even audiovisual settings to motivate to his footballers.

Klopp Wants scalar the same mountain that Guardiola

Klopp Still has not arrived to this, but his press conferences leave to glimpse that his technical talks have to irradiar an energy that the staff 'network' absorbs of unaware way, recargando like this the batteries before face split and in each training. This capacity to convince, these so clear ideas of what wants of each player, is what has allowed to Klopp and Guardiola scalar the peak.

Guardiola Went up to the summit of the Everest, touched the sky with the fingers and launched to the world futbolístico a message imborrable, the one of the best Barça of the history. Now, Klopp finds settled in one of the intermediate bases. It has initiated the climbing, but still remains him a lot of height to arrive until where did it the one of Sampedor. His stepped are strong and decided, and to day of today all have him fear. But the question is: it will arrive him the oxygen until the peak?

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