Sport The discreet exchange between Guardiola and Bensebaini
Guardiola backs 'exceptional' Klopp to bounce back
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola offered his support to Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp after the Reds' downturn in form led to rumours the German could walk away from the Premier League champions. Guardiola and Klopp have battled for supremacy for the majority of their time in England together with City and Liverpool the Premier League's two dominant sides for the past four seasons. City look set to win their third title in four years after opening up a seven-point lead at the top of the table with a game in hand to come.
Pep Guardiola and Ramy Bensebaini had a brief exchange during the match between Manchester City and Gladbach on Wednesday night.Manchester City kept their rank to logically win against Borussia Mönchengladbach on Wednesday (2-0) in the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League. One sequence in particular drew the attention of Internet users and in particular the Algerian media Le Fennec. We see Ramy Bensebaini, author of a good performance against the Skyblues, preparing to make a touch before being approached in the back by the manager of the Citizens. The latter leaned into the Algerian defender's ear for a brief exchange before stepping aside.
This exchange between Pep and Bensebaini ... ????- Le Fennec (@LeFennecFC) - Le Fennec (@LeFennecFC)? Ref_src = twsrc% 5Etfw "> February 24, 2021 Passionate about football in front of the Eternal, Guardiola must have congratulated Bensebaini for his performance. Unless he did not say a few words to him for a summer transfer ... After all, technical defenders with offensive skills are very popular at Manchester City, especially since the arrival of the Spanish coach.
Guardiola says West Brom draw the catalyst for Man City's winning streak .
Pep Guardiola said his disappointment at Manchester City's draw with struggling West Bromwich Albion led to a return to "ABC" principles that sparked the club's record winning streak. But City manager Guardiola said it was the way his side played in a 1-1 draw at home to West Brom in December, with the Baggies trying to avoid relegation, that led his side to go back to basics. "At that moment we realised we were not brilliant, everything was heavy in terms of it was not natural," Guardiola told BT Sport television's 'Rio Meets,' a programme hosted by former Manchester United and England defender Rio Ferdinand.