Men's Team

Guardiola: Players deserve this break

PEP TALK: The boss passes on instructions from the touchline.
Pep Guardiola has encouraged his players to enjoy a well-deserved break with no domestic fixtures for a fortnight.
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“We conceded one goal, one free kick, one corner with the chances they had. More than that we can do.

“People can believe every game you have to win 5 or 6-0… I’m sorry but maybe you are wrong all of you to think you have to win all the games until the end of the season.

“I said before the game we are going to drop but these will not be the last ones. We will try to minimise and try to win the next one and the next one and especially to play and behave the way we played.

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“It was an excellent performance. I'm so pleased with the guys with what they done.

“We are disappointed as we want to win – we could not do it but sometimes it happens.

“I saw the team really well in all departments. I’m sorry, this is my feeling.

“We can do better, yeah of course all the time. I know the quality of the opponent and sometimes, it's difficult.”

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