Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola insists his side “were fantastic” in their 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night.
Victory sealed leading area in their Champions League group ahead of the Parisiens, who have actually likewise protected a location in the last 16 of the competitors.
The video game was won thanks to objectives from Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus after Kylian Mbappe put the Premier League champs 1-0 down in the 50 th minute.
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” It was an excellent video game,” Guardiola informed BT Sport. “The risk is constantly when they have the ball in the last 3rd is horrible. Once again we did a great efficiency like the very first video game.
” Unfortunately, in the very first half the opportunities we had we might not transform. After their objective we suffer a knock-out 5 or 10 minutes however after that, yeah.
” We thank our individuals for coming out and supporting us. It was a charming night for us.”
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The Spaniard included: “Always, we attempt. They combated a lot since they require a great deal of effort defensively since of the quality they have with brief passes.
” We are currently certified however today we did a great video game versus a top. We are last 5 or 6 years, reaching the last 16, so we are leading of the group and I am more than pleased.
” We assault great in the areas and the quality from Bernardo[Silva] When you speak about the ideal strategy it is that. The best pace and doing it in the ideal minute to offer your team-mate the very best opportunity to score the objective.
” It is a great lesson. When you are losing you need to continue. We understood a draw was a great outcome for us, however we won.
” Always I think with their forwards, the more they are from our objective the much safer we are. The closer they are, they discover the areas. Take a look at the action of Neymar when he missed out on the shot. They discovered that from absolutely nothing. They are too great in advance. We need to protect as a group. I do not understand the statistics, however I believed we were dazzling today.”