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November 20, 2017

You can just beat Barcelona when you detract the ball from them: Ex-mentor Pep Guardiola


pep-guardiola2_2401489bIndia could soon encounter the magnificence of Spanish football from close quarters with Catalan monsters Barcelona’s childhood group taking part as exceptional invitee at the BRICS U-17 Football Cup, to be held in New Delhi in April 2016.

Guardiola’s Bayern left at the last-four stage for the second year running, regardless of closure Barcelona’s 18-diversion unbeaten keep running with a 3-2 semi-last, second-leg win in Munich. 

Bayern were given an early promise of something better in their offer to upset a three-goal shortage in Munich when the unmarked Medhi Benatia headed home on seven minutes at the Allianz Arena

Bayern Munich mentor Pep Guardiola is currently backing his ex-club Barcelona to win the Champions League after his Bavarian goliaths bowed out 5-3 on total in the semi-finals.

Guardiola’s Bayern left at the last-four stage for the second year running, notwithstanding closure Barcelona’s 18-amusement unbeaten keep running with a 3-2 semi-last, second-leg win in Munich.

Bayern were given an early good omen in their offer to upset a three-objective shortfall in Munich when the unmarked Medhi Benatia headed home on seven minutes at the Allianz Arena.

Bayern delivered an energizing second-half execution with goal by Robert Lewandowski and Thomas Mueller, however Barcelona development to face either sharp opponents Real Madrid or Juventus in the last.

Having won 16 titles as a player, then a further 14 in four years as head mentor at the Camp Nou, Guardiola is supporting Barcelona to claim their first European crown subsequent to 2011 at Berlin’s Olympic Stadium on June 6.

“I need to salute my players, I am truly upbeat to be their chief on a day like today,” said Guardiola, as Bayern denied Barcelona a first win in Munich at the fifth endeavor.

“Anyhow, I trust Barcelona can now win their fifth Champions League title in Berlin.

“You can just beat Barcelona when you detract the ball from them, with it they are so solid.

“We didn’t benefit as much as possible from our chances in the first leg, however here we did.

“It wasn’t sufficient toward the day’s end, however there you go.

“I trust the Spanish alliance has the rights to be screened in Germany soon, so that fans here can acknowledge what a decent player Lionel Messi is all the time.

“He was a delight to mentor when I was at Barcelona and he has exhibited once more what he can do.”

“We played a truly extraordinary diversion in the first half yet we’ve committed two mistake in defence and have been excessively inefficient with our chances,” said Mueller.

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