Manchester City Run Rampant in UCL: Reaction & Tweets


Manchester City v RB Leipzig: Round of 16 Second Leg - UEFA Champions League
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Only a massive, massive win!

Seventh heaven! An entire and thunderous match by the City boys as they gained a 7-0 win. What a match because the star was Erling Haaland and his 5 objectives, however the group performed so nicely round him together with a rejuvenated Kevin De Bruyne.

On to the reaction-

“Five goals, what can I say?” Guardiola mentioned. “I mentioned many occasions, he’s a joyful man. His temper within the locker room is at all times happiness.

“He is a gift to all of us. He is a huge competitor, his mentality is there. He scored five goals which is not easy.”

“Today he scored five goals and I think he made 30-35 ball contacts and this is what we are looking for,” the boss added.

“I had the sensation if you find yourself concerned within the sport offensively, defensively, when the ball comes to attain a aim, you’re extra intelligent, extra exact, you’re within the sport.

“Always we have scored goals here in the Champions League,” he mentioned.

“We scored 4 in opposition to Madrid, six in opposition to Monaco, 4 in opposition to Tottenham.

“The issue will not be the sensation that we don’t rating objectives. The issue is we concede silly objectives up to now.

“We give them. A lot of the circumstances we give them.

“And on this competitors and one of many the reason why for the build-up, for a lot of issues, we play 4 central defenders in that means, it doesn’t imply you’re defending group.

“I do know my group. They’re so stable. Nathan [Ake] is so centered for 90 minutes. They’re so secure right here.

“It’s troublesome to attain – he can do it although – if you don’t contact the ball for 40 or 50 minutes.

“Typically it’s his fault, typically he doesn’t transfer. I mentioned in Palace, you didn’t play nicely at the moment. However different days, it’s our fault.

“In Leipzig, we couldn’t discover him. We didn’t discover him within the second half. Eventually we’re speaking about, we’re working just a little bit and everybody as a result of we attempt to make the method typically faster.

“If he achieves this milestone at 22, his life will be boring!” Guardiola mentioned. “Now he has a goal to do it sooner or later, that’s why I made the substitution.

“I didn’t know it happened with Messi, they told me. I made a substitution because normally when a game is over and I want use as many players as possible.”

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