Tuesday, 8 October 2019
Pep Guardiola is Still Optimistic Manchester City Can Chase Liverpool
DBasia.news – The difference of eight points is judged by Pep Guardiola still in the distance that can still be pursued in the hunt for the 2019-20 Premier League title. Guardiola wants Manchester City not to think about the distance from Liverpool.
Manchester City was surprisingly defeated 0-2 by Wolverhampton in the eighth week of the Premier League match 2019-2020. In fact, The Citizens competed at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday (6/10).
Adama Traore became the hero of Wolverhampton in the match. Traore scored twice against Manchester City in the final 10 minutes.
The defeat makes Manchester City stuck in second place in the Premier League standings 2019-2020 with a value of 16. The Citizens are eight points behind Liverpool at the top.
Many consider the Manchester City deficit to be too far from Liverpool. However, Pep Guardiola has asked his squad to focus on their results.
“The distance between us and Liverpool is very much. They did not lose points. In various circumstances they did not miss a single point,” said Pep Guardiola.
“However, when your competition is eight points ahead, Manchester City should not think too much about this issue. We should focus more on what we will do.”
“The defeat against Wolverhampton is a bad result. Sometimes things like this happen. Manchester City lost to a team that played very well,” he continued.
Luckily for Manchester City, there will be an international break first. This can give Pep Guardiola time to think about strategy.