Artikel

Guardiola unsure about Man City´s Champions League chances

15 Oktober 2018 02:59

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admitted he was unsure if his team were ready to win the Champions League.

Guardiola led the Premier League champions to the quarter-finals last season, almost matching their best ever run in Europe's elite club competition – the semis in 2015-16.

City are considered among the favourites to again challenge in Europe, but Guardiola said clubs with previous success in the Champions League were bigger contenders.

"Our great success as a club was the Champions League semi-final, in all our history," he said on Sunday.

"I don't know whether we are ready, it's the truth, I don't know. We don't have much history behind us, but so much confidence.

"It's not just a matter of coach, players, club and supporters. It's a matter of believing we can and we have to win, and honestly, I don't know whether we have already reached this point.

"There will be a point where [AC] Milan will be back playing in Europe, and they have won, I don't know, five, six, seven times.

"My favourites are the teams that have a history bigger than us – Real Madrid, Barcelona, these teams.

"I believe Juventus buying Cristiano [Ronaldo] wanted to show that this year they want to win. They reached the final twice, each time they get closer.

"Atletico Madrid will be playing at home. It's a team that did very well in the last few years. And then some other team will be in, and I hope we can be there too."

City are second in Group F through two games in the Champions League this season.

neueste Nachrichten

17. Dezember 2018

 18:35
 18:25
 18:17
 18:00
 17:44
 17:40
 17:36
 17:24
 17:22
 16:53
 16:16
 15:56
 15:38
 15:21
 15:10
 14:52
 14:43
 14:42
 14:23
 13:51
 13:37
 13:28
 13:13
 13:09
 12:57
 12:22
 12:21
 12:19
 12:03
 11:27
 11:12
 10:35
 10:29
 09:45
 09:08
 07:22
 06:55
 06:42
 05:50
 05:44
 05:22
 05:02
 04:45
 03:50
 03:28
 03:10
 02:48
 02:38
 02:18
 01:54
 01:32
 00:43
 00:40
 00:06

16. Dezember 2018

 23:37
 23:37
 23:16
 23:15
 22:40
 22:34
 22:26
 21:57
 21:23
 20:53
 20:37
 20:10
 19:58
 19:37
 19:17
 19:04