WHY GUARDIOLA LOST TO CHELSEA AGAIN

WHY GUARDIOLA LOST TO CHELSEA AGAIN

Manchester City fans might have been celebrating right now if manager Pep Guardiola embraced the wise saying that ‘Don’t fix if it’s not broken’. The Manchester City boss tinkered with his Champions League winning formula for the final and that played a big part as Chelsea claimed a relatively easy 1-0 win over the Citizens to lift the Champions League trophy for the second time.

WHY GUARDIOLA LOST TO CHELSEA AGAIN
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Chelsea are a different team under Tuchel since the German replaced club legend Frank Lampard in January and he had masterminded two straight wins over Manchester City before the final. The difference between those two games and the third meeting in Porto on Saturday night is that Guardiola used his starting XI for the latter.

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Pep Guardiola says Liverpool have advantage over Manchester City in title race

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has said that Liverpool have the edge of the Citizens in the title pursuit, given his team are playing catch up to the table-toppers. The Mancunian giants reduced the deficit to Jurgen Klopp’s side to two points after the victory over Arsenal but the gap could still extend to five, should the Reds get the better of West Ham United on the road on Monday night.

Speaking after the 3-1 triumph over Arsenal, Guardiola highlighted that he would prefer to remain in the boots of the Reds, given they have a decent advantage at the top of the standings. He added that the team managed to find the mojo against the Gunners after the shock league defeat at Newcastle United during the previous gameweek.

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