Manager dedicates a win to a legend in the City and his family Guardiola honors John Stones for his return to shape
On Wednesday night, Pep Guardiola dedicated Manchester City’s Carabao Cup semifinal victory at Manchester United to one of his club’s greats, Colin Bell, who died at the age of 74 on Tuesday. The City manager, who wore a “It’s an honor to dedicate this victory to Colin Bell and his family,” shirt in honor of the former England midfielder as he led his team to a fourth consecutive League Cup final, said, “Legend Bell” “For this club, he helped create something unique.
It’s an amazing win for us to beat United away from home and it was totally for him. If Colin Bell has a stand at the Etihad, it’s because he was special if his name is king [of the Kippax]. “John Stones exposes Manchester United and takes City back to the final of the Carabao CupRead moreThe performance of City was one that Bell would have been delighted with.” “If the team has this mentality, it can do something incredible,” said Guardiola. It’s not the Champions League, but I’m very impressed to reach the final four times in a row. “It’s not the Champions League, but to reach the final four times in a row – I’m very impressed. ” “It’s about consistency,” said Guardiola. “We didn’t have a proper preseason and that’s why we needed a little bit of time, but I think we’re already there. Tottenham is a top team but we will be in the best possible shape for the final,” said Guardiola, who had special Stones praise. “All credit to him,” said the city manager. “Unfortunately he struggled for longer than we and he expected, but his comeback is absolutely to his credit. Hopefully he can continue like this. “As he reflected on his fourth semi-final loss at Old Trafford as manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær was a combination of magnanimity, disappointment and anger. He said, “We played against a very good Manchester City team and they deserved to win,” “They played well and you have to play really well to beat them when they play well. We only missed a little bit.
It’s not [four semifinal losses]a mental thing.
You face strong teams in the semifinals often.
“City is probably the best team in England right now. “Nevertheless, the manager of United was disappointed that they conceded from normal circumstances twice. “City can score a lot of great goals,”City can score a lot of great goals. “You have to accept that. When you concede two easy goals, it’s very disappointing. We just weren’t good enough.”