coach Pep Guardiola has hailed Liverpool, with head coach Jürgen Klopp as last "the toughest opponent". "If you occur to be dominant, a lace you, then there is no Escape. They are very fast in the backward movement and strategically and mentally extremely strong,“ said the coach of Manchester City in a on Friday published DAZN-Interview.
games "it is self-dominant, you will find gaps that no one else finds. Jürgen Klopp is the rival that made me the most puzzles, as I can him and the Team to beat,“ said the former coach of Bayern Munich, the English football Champions.
at the beginning of his career, Liverpool have been "slightly weaker" than Real Madrid, "but in the meantime, the Reds are the Team against which it was in my coaching career the most difficult," stressed Guardiola.
Before the eighth-final second leg in the Champions League against the Spanish Champion from Madrid, Guardiola said: "We have achieved in the first leg a good result. But we should not think too much about the advantage we have, because then we will get in trouble.“ The first leg had City won 2:1.
In the return match next Friday (21: 00 in the F. A. Z.-Liveticker zur Champions League and Sky) he would make "no tactical Changes or do anything, just to surprise Real Madrid. You know how we play,“ said Guardiola, who confirmed the target of the king-class triumph with Man City.Updated Date: 01 August 2020, 08:19