Pep Guardiola Receives Alot Of Criticism Following A Match At Anfield


Liverpool and Manchester City drew on Sunday in Anfield, during the clash of the 28th day of the Premier League (1-1). A crucial meeting in the title race that was not without suffering for the Cityzens, sometimes stifled by the intense pressing of the Reds. 

With the consequence in Pep Guardiola’s coaching, the premature exit of Kevin De Bruyne, from the 69th minute, in order to rebalance the debates.

“I made this decision because I knew what we were missing. We couldn’t keep the ball. With him, Bernardo Silva and John Stones, we couldn’t keep the ball. And after its release, we were better, says the Catalan technician after the fact in front of the press. 

With Mateo (Kovacic), when he came into play, we were able to make additional passes. They are really strong in their pressing and counter-pressing, at this stage it is not easy. But we have never stopped trying to play. With Mateo, John (Stones) and Rodri, we then had the quality of playing and keeping the ball.

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