Guardiola’s response about Manchester City hat-trick of League Cup
Coach Pep Guardiola called the Manchester City players exceptional after winning the League Cup title this season. In fact, the Carabao Cup Champion this season is the third in a row won by Citizen.
As is known, Manchester City faced Aston Villa in the League Cup final or Carabao Cup on Sunday (01/03) at Wembley. In that match, Citizen won with a final score of 2-1.
Since the first minute, Pep Guardiola who lowered his best squad immediately step on the gas. They dominate possession with a ratio of 70 percent over 30 percent. Not only that, as many as 22 kicks were released by the players, with 4 of them on target.
In the end, Sergio Aguero and Rodri Hernandez managed to score against Aston Villa. While one goal scored by Ally Samatta ahead of the end of the first half. Score 2-1 last until the fight is over.
Thus, Manchester City managed to come out as champions. And in fact, this is the third consecutive title won by Citizen.
Speaking after the match, coach Pep Guardiola looked very pleased with the performance of his players. Especially also about the fact that City won a hat trick in the League Cup.
“Three times in a row is a huge success. Consistency, extraordinary. This is an extraordinary achievement. We struggled from the first minute to the last. Aston Villa had two good chances in the first minute, but we played very well, especially in the second half. We have won a lot, “said Guardiola.
For information, Manchester City won this title in the 2017/18 campaign season and the 2018/19 season. While in total, the Etihad Stadium-based club has collected seven League Cup titles.
While in this season’s campaign, the League Cup trophy was the first trophy won by Manchester City. That way, they can focus on other competitions, especially in the European Champions League.
Whereas in the Premier League, they have no hope anymore, because of 22 points behind the top of the standings, Liverpool.