Guardiola: We are at the 1/4-finals
Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola did not hide his satisfaction from the defeated victory over Basel with 4: 0 in the first half of the Champions League. The “Citizens” were unappealing against the Swiss team and decided everything in their favor for the rest. A very strong game was played by the two goalies Ilkay Gundogan, who earned the special praise of Guardiola.
“Excellent result, after which we have already almost qualified for the 1/4-finals. Elimination in the Champions League is never easy. These are 180 minutes of football in which you have no right to underestimate. We will take the maximum to the rematch, “said Pep. “Gundogan is an incredible footballer. Last season he missed many matches because of an injury. We are now very pleased with both his play and his personal qualities, “said the Catalan specialist.
“Everything goes well for us. We have a good lead in the Premier League, we are close to the 1/4-finals in the Champions League, and we are already in the tournament for the League Cup. We think match for match. Now the most important one is the one on Monday for the English Cup, “Guardiola said.