Pep Guardiola thanked Manchester City’s “unbelievable” fans after they roared their group on to a big success over Leeds United at the Etihad.
Man City were on a six-game winning streak in the Premier League heading into Tuesday night’s video game versus Leeds.
Guardiola’s side were at their scintillating finest versus Marcelo Bielsa’s group. Kevin De Bruyne put in a guy of the match deserving screen as he scored in either half.
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Phil Foden, Jack Grealish, Riyad Mahrez, John Stones and Nathan Ake likewise netted as City went out 7-0 winners at the Etihad.
This is the Premier League champs’ 13 th win of the season and they are now 4 points clear at the top of the table.
Liverpool can close the space on their competitors to one point if they beat Newcastle United on Thursday night.
City face Newcastle themselves on Sunday and they meet Leicester and Brentford prior to completion of the year.
As estimated by BBC Sport, Guardiola stated post-match that his gamers were “dazzling” as they struck Leeds for 7:
” Congratulations to the group, it was a great efficiency from us,” Guardiola stated.
” The vibes of the arena was great today– it was offered out and the fans were extraordinary.
” We began in a great rhythm and our main protectors made great accumulation. We were client with the ball and the quality of the gamers did the rest.
” We lost 5 points last season when we played Leeds.
” We attempted to prepare well for the video game. The gamers, perhaps they felt, that it is a more major group than individuals believe. I understand precisely which supervisor performs this group.
” The pride they have every video game, with every ball. We saw the video game versus Chelsea, they was worthy of to take a minimum of one point. The method they combated, perhaps they were a little exhausted as they played simply 2 days earlier.
” That is why I provide credit for the triumph since I am quite sure that every challenger understands what it is to play Leeds. Now we rest and get ready for Newcastle on Sunday.
” When you get these outcomes it’s due to the fact that separately they [the players] are fantastic.”
De Bruyne stated after the triumph that his colleagues played “exceptionally well”:
” A lot has actually occurred this year, a bit out of out of my control. The only thing I might do is strive and return as fast as possible. It’s regrettable with whatever that has actually occurred and at the time I was returning I got Covid. It took place and now we are striving to come back to an excellent level.
” I believe we played exceptionally well, particularly versus the method they pushed. We discovered the correct times to assault them. When were 3-0 or 4-0 up it gets hard for them and they attempted to keep it tight in the 2nd half, however we had a great deal of possibilities to score more.
” It benefits everyone, a great deal of individuals who perhaps didn’t play a lot played today and cracked in. For the entire group it is a booster.”