Pep Guardiola: Entrena al Manchester City desde el 2016


Guardiola's curious reason for not having won the Champions League with City

Published:12/10/2022 - 13:22h

Updated:12/10/2022 - 13:22h

Pep Guardiola considers that one of the main architects of City's failures in the Champions League in recent years has been Real Madrid. Previously, the coach has praised the response capacity of the whites

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Pep Guardiola is one of the best trainers in the last years. However, the one of Santpedor has not been able to win a League of Champions since it abandoned the bench of the FC Barcelona. At present at the head of the Manchester City, one of his big aims keeps on being to turn him into the sixth team of England in lucir an orejona in his vitrinas.

In the present season, the 'cityzens' come to leave almost ensured his classification to the eighth of final of the tournament after not being able to happen of the tie in front of the Copenhagen. In his back statements to the commitment, the míster answered which was the reason by which the City has not won a Champions from his arrival to the technical direction: "Because the Real Madrid always is here".

Surely Pep has had very cool the past elimination in the quarter-finals in which the whites signed a traced back in the last minutes of the turn contested in Santiago Bernabéu with the two goals of Rodrygo Goes that would force the extention in which Karim Benzema cleared the eliminatory, what directed to the team of Carlo Ancelotti to win a new League of Champions.

After that defeat, Guardiola did not save his praises for the team merengue, denying that the luck have been a key factor in the result: "Always it has liked me the Madrid, since it played, trained. They do a lot of things well. The quality that have… is not casualidad. The people says: 'Ay, what casualidad, which luck'. There is not at all this. Has a lot of level, in everything. The people that says: 'it Is that have luck'. No, of this at all".

Like this it has gone him to Pep in Champions in front of the Madrid

In the phase of direct elimination, Guardiola has measured to the whites in four opportunities, going out victorious in two of them: with the FC Barcelona in the season 2010/11 and with the City in the eighth of final of the edition 2019/20. In the two remaining has finished went: with the Bayern of Munich in the semifinals of the course 2013/14 and the most recent with the 'sky blues' in the fourth the 2021/22. In both cases with Ancelotti at the head of the white bench.

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