Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says latest setbacks experienced by his team – most recently the 4-2 mauling by Leicester City will not force him to change his on-pitch philosophy.
The Citizens are not having the best of times in this season’s league campaign as they have won only one game in their last five fixtures despite making an impressive start to the season that saw them sprint to the top of the EPL standings.
In a post match conference the coach was quoted saying:
“I cannot do something I don’t feel. You have to win immediately. If you don’t win, you will be in trouble and when you don’t win, there are many reasons.”
Saturday brought another reminder of the need for fans and soccer purists to back down a bit and lower the pedestal they might have placed the former Bayern Munich coach.
Just as it was made clear a week ago, Man City are easily unlocked by forceful fast-paced counter-attack minded oppositions. It is what led Chelsea to beating The Citizens at Etihad. It begs the question as to what more evidence one could get when the fact that Antonio Conte’s side scored from all three shots they had on target is taken into consideration. Continue reading GUARDIOLA STICKS TO HIS GUNS