Manchester City coach Josep Guardiola was Tuesday, his luck with the 0-4 victory at FC Basel in the eighth finals of the Champions League and feels that the performance symbol for the strong season of the ‘Citizens’.
“This is really an excellent result and we are standing with one foot in the quarter-finals. In the knock-out stages of the Champions League is it always going to 180 minutes and we take the return seriously, but this is exceptional,” said the Spaniard.
In bloedvorm site of the City soon made short shrift of Basel, because after a little more than twenty minutes it was already 0-3 thanks to Ilkay Gundogan, Bernardo Silva and Sergio Aguero. In the second half certain Gundogan the end position.
According to the 47-year-old Guardiola fits the victory at St. Jakob-Park blends seamlessly into the excellent months of the City, on all fronts.
“It is still only February and we are doing great in the Premier League, are almost kwartfinalist in the Champions League, in the final of the Leage Cup and can Monday the quarter-finals of the FA Cup,” summed up the happy coach.