Pep-Guardiola Reacts after Defeat to Manchester-United. Pep Guardiola, Manchester City coach was clearly astonisheded after the last word whistle at Old Trafford, in conjunction along side his a 2-0 defeat to city rivals, Manchester United.
In December, Manchester United arrived the Etihad Stadium to beat the defending champions 2-1. And Sunday’s manchester derby was to be a reprisal of their last defeat to manchester united of sort for City but they ended up being humilated with a 2.0 loss to manchester united.
Anthony Martial scored in the fast half, while Scott McTominay scored a goal in the second half for the hosts, to record United’s first derby double in 10 years.
Manchester city coach, Pep Guardiola never believed what befell them yesterday. He was confident in his team to beat Manchester United but disappointed seeing the final result of the derby match. Ole gunner has claimed that he knew even before the match that his team will beat manchester united. He boosted that they have done it before and willing to do it again.
Recall, Manchester United has picked form following Bruno Fernandes arrival to the club. The club lost its midfield after Pogba’s long injury.
Guardiola asserts “We played good. We conceded a goal in the first half which could have been avoided, but within the second half, we conceded another goal even having played good as well”.
Pep-Guardiola Reacts after Defeat to Manchester-United
He further congratulated Manchester United, applauding their outstanding performance against his club. In his words, he said.
“So congratulations to Manchester United, the standard of the opponent always count.
“We played well. Yes, we could have been the best team if we had won 5-0,”he said.
In contrast, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, coach of United was overwhelmed that his team defeated Manchester United in the Manchester derby after winning the 182nd derby between the two rivals.