The Mail reveals the plan of the costumes of the City to stand up to Madrid

first_imgBefore Daily Mail will reveal the content of the conversation, before the SkySports micros and in the press room, Guardiola has already denied that he abronó his players in this meeting. “After playing like this? Never. How am I going to criticize them after making this match?”, He said in defense of a squad he still trusts to achieve the remaining goals.The most complicated year for GuardiolaPep Guardiola is living a really difficult year when it comes to having to manage his staff. The injuries of Laporte and Stones, which has not regained its position in the center of the defense, have forced Guardiola to try new formulas with Fernandinho, the usual defensive midfielder, already accumulating 27 games as a central defense this season. In addition, this injury has also conditioned a medium where David Silva is not at the great level of past seasons, Rodri is in the period of adaptation and where Kevin de Bruyne’s excellent football holds the most important plot of the Pep set. Above, Sterling, Agüero and Gabriel Jesús maintain an excellent scoring level but the long-term loss of Leroy Sané also deprives of a great alternative for the Mancunian attack.In the Premier League they are 22 points behind Liverpool and give up a competition that had dominated several consecutive seasons. In the Carabao they have already secured the first final of the year (March 1 against Aston Villa) and in the FA Cup they also have a good course. In Champions, Real Madrid awaits in a round of 16 a team that wants to improve its role in this competition after two consecutive eliminations in the quarterfinals against Liverpool and Tottenham. The defeat against Tottenham Hotspur (2-0) set off alarms in Manchester City. The skyblue controlled possession, enjoyed many occasions but the goal, most importantly, resisted them. Even with a penalty failed by Gundogan. Those of Mourinho, who opted for defense and counterattack, threw three times and scored two goals. Enough to take the victory at home. After Mike Dean whistled the end, City players and coaching staff met for almost an hour inside the locker room to analyze the situation and find solutions. According to Daily Mail, Pep Guardiola was the one who started the talk asking players for solutions to improve the situation among all. The staff, at the request of the coach, asked to the coach who will moderate his changes in the initial eleven between match and match. The players believe that something similar to ‘an eleven type’ may be the solution to secure second place in the Premier and to leave behind Real Madrid in the Champions League, the great goal of this year along with the two domestic cups (Carabao and FA Cup) in which they hope to revalidate title.last_img

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