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Pep Guardiola: "Manchester City deserved to qualify"

Published:8/08/2020 - 08:24h

Updated:8/08/2020 - 08:24h

The trainer of the Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, offered the back press conference to the party of Champions League against the Real Madrid

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The Manchester City gave a hit on of the table in the Champions League after deleting to the Real Madrid so much in the party of gone, contested the past month of February, as in the one of turn, that played this Friday. Pep Guardiola, that went through on of Zinedine Zidane in the téctico, offered the back press conference like trainer of the English group.

Andl technical Catalan showed very proud of the victory. "Very satisfied for going to Portugal, especially by the players. I think that we did things very good, especially in the second part. In the first part try it, but cost us more. In the second believe good occasions of goal and Courtois did stopped incredible. I think that we deserved to be in the following phase", manifested.

Besides, Pep Guardiola recognised that the individual errors penalised to the Real Madrid. "In this competition penalise you a lot, but want to stand out to Gabriel Jesus by his intuition. It has been decisive here and in Madrid. The important is that we did not commit errors backwards further of a played of Laporte. This had penalised us before and correct it", said.

"The Real Madrid has not disappointed me, want to give merit to what have done"

In spite of the victory, Pep Guardiola warned that the Manchester City is not favourite for the Champions League. "The Champions League always is difficult. It does not want to say at all that we have deleted the Real Madrid to be favourite. Only it is necessary to look the teams that there is and those that have deleted. It is impressive to delete to the Madrid, but here is the Athletic that deleted to the best team of the world, the Liverpool".

The trainer of the Manchester City admitted that the victory is a step at the head of the club: "This supposes an important step. I think that we have done a very good party, but are a big club when you win titles. It is very important to delete to a team that has won 13 Champions, but what want to is to be champions. It is very important when you delete to a team like this. For them it is normal to be in the final rounds, that is our aim, have big presence in Europe".

Pep Guardiola elogió to the Real Madrid by his history. "It has not disappointed me. I want to give merit to what did. The reason is of the that wins. You see them play and how play these parties and understand what are. I admire a lot to the Madrid, although they say that I do him the ball. And I say that LaLiga is the most important, and called me antimadridista. I do not do at all for remaining well. I say what think. Have a big relation with Raúl, Iron, Chendo, Of the Forest... I say the things of heart", sentenced.

It does not judge to Zinedine Zidane

Pep Guardiola denied to do assessments on the decisions that took Zinedine Zidane in the Real Madrid. "I can not think. It is not a player that interest us", said, on a Gareth Bleat that it remained out of the announcement, adding that "on Vinícius Junior say the same, can not think. Sure that Zidane has chosen the best for his team. It was one of the options".

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