When questioned about his team’s prospects in Europe, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola praised their Champions League opponents, Sevilla, in response to the question.
When questioned about his team’s prospects of advancing to the next round of the Champions League this year, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said that his club would “love to have the European record of Tuesday’s opponents Sevilla.”
Guardiola Won 02 Champions Leagues
Guardiola won two championships in the Champions League while playing for Barcelona, but he has not been successful in winning the tournament since then, not even during his time with City.
And when he sat down to discuss the Group G opener with Sevilla, he knew the questions were going to come about the significance of winning the Champions League and if the challenge became more difficult with each year that passes without City winning it.
Guardiola was quoted as saying, “Win it or not win it, F—- I don’t know.” “Sport in general, not just football, provides you with another chance. Although it is a challenging tournament, the club is pleased to be here again, and we are going to give it another go.
Since the beginning, we have worked hard to achieve good results. If we are going to win, I can’t say for sure since our success will be determined by the condition of the field tomorrow, as well as in our games against Dortmund and Copenhagen.
It is dependent on how well we execute. If we are not doing well, we will return home, accept the criticism of our supporters and the scrutiny of the media, and then continue.
Onward and upward we go. Since we had to work hard during the previous campaign to earn our spot in this tournament, we are well aware of how challenging tomorrow’s matchup would be.
At that time, Guardiola discussed Sevilla, a team that has had success in the Champions League and the Europa League over the previous decade and has a record that is particularly outstanding in the Europa League.
Spain’s Teams are So Formidable, That They’ll Rule Europe in a Decade or Two
He continued by saying, “Teams in Spain are so fierce, they will control Europe in ten or fifteen years.”
“Although City and Seville are both located in Europe, my interest in their history is focused on Europe.
Tomorrow, we are going to make sure that we don’t waste the opportunity to play in this amazing stadium. We are also going to work hard to play a solid game and get three points.”
Rodri, a midfielder for City, feels that the fact that Sevilla only have one point after four games in La Liga this season will make them a threat despite the fact that Guardiola has warned against them.
Pep Guardiola’s News Conference
“In my opinion, there is no circumstance that is perfect. It is true that they have not gathered the results in La Liga that they desired, but I saw their game against Barcelona and they performed well “Rodri stated.
“At home, they have the ability to harm you. Because we anticipate that it will be a challenging match, we will be keeping a keen eye out for potential threats.
We will need to be at our best if we hope to defeat Sevilla because they have a strong team ” It is imperative that we continue to engage in the same activity that we have been doing, namely playing our own brand of football.
It is necessary for us to impose our manners. We need to be at our very best and laser-focused on ourselves in order to compete against a rough squad like Sevilla. They are armed with the necessary weaponry. We are now strategizing on the best way to approach them.
“There are two ways to interpret [Sevilla’s form]: either make the most of an opportunity such as this one, or Sevilla may come back even stronger.
We are not really giving this much consideration right now since we need to put things into perspective. Even if Sevilla hasn’t gotten the results they were hoping for, they still have a strong team, and that’s what we’re focusing on.”
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