Guardiola’s reflections after beating Real Madrid and reaching the Champions League final

Guardiola’s reflections after beating Real Madrid and reaching the Champions League final

The technician of Manchester City, Pep Guardiolawas happy this Wednesday after thrashing 4-0 at real Madrid and go to the end of Champions League ensuring that “Sport always gives you a second chance”.

“I have the feeling that we have played with the pain of carrying last year’s elimination inside for a whole year”said guardiola at a press conference, in reference to their elimination in the semifinals of the last edition of the Champions against him real Madrid.

“Today we have taken all that in energy, in desire. It was very hard (last year), but I have the feeling that sport always gives you a second chance, it gives you revenge and this time we have been lucky and we have harnessed”said the technician City.

guardiola considered that his team performed well “from the highest considering the rival”.

“We had to perform well and we did, especially in the first half”he claimed guardiolafor which “We were clear about how to play, we pressed very high, the way to attack…”.

“In the second half, when it was a game to sink it (to Real Madrid), we began to run up and down and it was not comfortable. In the end the goals came and they calmed down. Winning as we have won gives us a huge satisfaction”he claimed.

He also recognized the impetus given by the public in the etihad because “playing at home is different in this competition”he claimed.

How the final beat

guardiola announced that they will now be considered favorites for the final against Inter de Milansomething you don’t like.

“The only way to be better than the other is to handle the ball better than the other, you’re not better just thinking about it. It’s not easy to handle being favourites.”considered.

Regarding the end, guardiola I affirm that “The pleasure of being there is incalculable. Of course, Inter can beat us, but how we played doesn’t take away from us.”

Source: Ambito

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