John Stones claims that the “special” winning attitude of Manchester City was central to another shot at the Carabao Cup. Pep Guardiola’s side started the year on Sunday with an impressive 3-1 Premier League win at Chelsea before recording a deserved 2-0 semifinal victory on Wednesday night at rivals Manchester United.
Since November 2017, Rejuvenated defender Stones scored his first club goal and was supplemented late on by Fernandinho to set up a meeting at Wembley Stadium with Tottenham on April 25 with a chance to win the Carabao Cup for a fourth straight season. “It’s a nice start to the year,”It’s a good start to the year. “I’m excited to score a goal, especially in a derby. Something you can only dream about until it happens.View this post on InstagramA post shared by John Stones (@johnstonesofficial) “Yes, totally done. I’m sure there will be peace between my friends and family back home. For me, it’s been a long, long time. I wasn’t sure if the VAR would interfere, that threw me off a bit, but I’m absolutely delighted. “It’s been a long, long time for me. I wasn’t sure if the VAR would intervene, that threw me off a bit, but I’m absolutely delighted. “I don’t know. “I don’t know. ” #ManCity | https://t.co/axa0klD5re pic.twitter.com/VEuPTTIx0h- Manchester City (@ManCity) January 7, 2021 “It’s maybe something very rare in soccer for a team to be successful for so many years… or to challenge for so many years, that’s maybe the right expression. “And it’s something we’re proud of and we have to continue to do. After his surprising return to the starting lineup, the 26-year-old center-back has flourished, establishing a formidable partnership with summer newcomer Ruben Dias. View this post on InstagramA post shared by Rubén Gato Dias (@rubendias) “The 26-year-old center-back has flourished since his surprise return to the starting lineup, forming a formidable partnership with summer newcomer Ruben Dias.View this post on InstagramA post shared by Rúben Gato Dias (@rubendias) ” Stones told CityTV. ” Stones told CityTV. ” “He’s a joy to play with. It’s a pleasure to play with him. How good he did when he came straight into the club, played so many games and played so well. Today again, he was voted man of the match. “All credit to him – I’m going to take some credit for him – but hopefully we will continue to step forward and continue to make clean games and do our team job.”