Relief to Pep Guardiola
“We have in Europe much more difficult than in England. We find better players, the pressiespel is less easy. In short, the Champions League is no piece of cake”, said the Spanish coach after the laborious 2-2 against Olympique Lyon. The deserved point with the equal game was enough for Manchester City to qualify for the knock-out stages.
Depay in a difficult position with Lyon
Manchester City won last season’s Premier League with 100 points and over 100 goals scored and this season enter the ’Citizens’ unbeaten the league table in England. The only defeat this season was in the Champions League ago, that was in september and the home match against Olympique Lyon at (1-2). “Lyon is one of the most difficult teams we ever played. Physically very strong, and very strong in the counter. We have character displayed by two times of a backlog to come back.”