As expected, there was no help from Manchester United against rivals Manchester City on Sunday night.
Ralph Ranik’s men conceded four goals, and were able to respond with only one. It could have been much worse.
After the match, Pep Guardiola was asked the inevitable question of the big rival Liverpool. He did not back down from the praise.
We hope to be an epidemic and a nuisance to Liverpool as well. I’ve said many times that being successful as a manager means you still want to win again and again year after year.
“We remain humble before every game and keep playing, these players have done it over and over again,” he told Sky Sports. Liverpool Echoafter the match.
The Spanish coach has faced some strong opponents in La Liga, Bundesliga, English Premier League and Champions League since he started his coaching career in 2007. However, Liverpool is the strongest of them all.
Fighting with Liverpool is one of the biggest achievements in my managerial career. They are amazing. Liverpool are the toughest opponents I’ve faced in my 12-13 years as a coach.
Next weekend, Manchester City will face Crystal Palace, who have already beaten the blue shirts 2-0 away in the corresponding settlement. At home, it is allowed to hope that Patrick Vieira’s men will be able to bring something with them, but against this City team it is impossible to expect anything.
Liverpool, on the other hand, have to keep winning all the matches to keep up, and above all that means meeting Brighton next weekend. Before that, Inter Milan awaits in the Champions League midweek.
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