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Entertainment pressure on referees? Guardiola rejects allegations

20:50  01 december  2020
20:50  01 december  2020 Source:   sport1.de

Guardiola is facing the toughest test of his managerial career

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Conceicao accused Guardiola of pressuring referees during Porto's 3-1 Champions League loss to City in October. Ahead of the return Group C meeting on "I'm not in agreement. He can say, maybe it's his opinion, but I'm not agreeing that we pressure the referees ," Guardiola told a news conference.

Conceicao accused Guardiola of pressuring referees during Porto's 3-1 Champions League loss to City in October. Ahead of the return Group C meeting on "I'm not in agreement. He can say, maybe it's his opinion, but I'm not agreeing that we pressure the referees ," Guardiola told a news conference.

Pep Guardiola comments on the allegations of his counterpart Sergio Conceicao before the Champions League duel between Manchester City and FC Porto.

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Pep Guardiola has denied allegations by Porto coach Sergio Conceicao that the Spaniard is putting undue pressure on officials.

"I don't agree with him, that's not true," said Guardiola.

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The ManCity coach continues: "We don't put any pressure on the referee, we're not a team that does that. It's not part of who we are."

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Pep Guardiola forcefully rejected claims made by Porto manager Sergio Conceicao that he applies undue pressure on officials. Sterling and Pepe square up as the referee intervenes during the matchday one encounter. Guardiola – who is again without striker Sergio Aguero – expects a similar

The 49-year-old added: "In the five years that we have been here - and before that in Germany and Spain - our behavior speaks for itself."

Conceicao raises serious allegations against Guardiola

Conceicao and Guardiola have been quarreling for a long time. The feud between the coaches began on October 21, when the two clashed in the Champions League.

At that time, Conceicao declared after the end of the game (and Porto's 1: 3 defeat ) that Guardiola had shown "extremely unpleasant behavior".

The Portuguese also accused the star coach of having made derogatory comments about Portugal.


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Conceicao's criticism meets with incomprehension in Portugal

The fact that Conceicao of all people wields the moral club ensures in his home country Shaking his head.

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Conceicao accused Guardiola of putting pressure on officials after Etihad defeat. Pep Guardiola has hit back at Sergio Conceicao ahead of his reunion with the Porto manager, insisting that he does not put pressure on referees to award decisions in Manchester City’s favour.

Because Conceicao is said in Portugal that he repeatedly clashes with members of his coaching staff.

Furthermore, a former employee of the team in the background of the team is said to have complained about an "unbearable" work environment. Test

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Guardiola expects physical game

This Tuesday, the two coaches will meet again when Manchester City visit FC Porto. ( FC Porto - Manchester City, from 9 p.m. in SPORT1 -LIVETICKER )

Guardiola expects a similar duel in the fifth game of the group phase as in the first leg.

"It will be a tough, physical game, just like it was here (in Manchester, editor's note. ). They fight for each other and have an outstanding physique."

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The Spaniard added: "Porto must win, that makes it so dangerous. We expected it to be difficult when it closed came to us. Now it will be the same. "

In fact, Porto only has to win against ManCity if the Portuguese want their chance to win the group.

Otherwise, one point is enough for the Portuguese champions in the two remaining group games to buy the ticket for the knockout phase. (SERVICE: table )

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