Should have sat Pep Guardiola on Friday evening in front of the TV, he is likely to have been impressed. His Ex-Club, FC Bayern Munich, dismantled his other former club, the great FC Barcelona, with 8:2 - and is now waiting for Guardiola to follow suit. The Spaniard hits on Saturday ( 21: 00/Sky and DAZN ) with Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Champions League in Lisbon, Olympique Lyon, and would be a victory at next Wednesday's semi-final opponents Bayern. But still it is not ready.Champions Cup: Manchester City vs Olympique Lyon Live Stream
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"It's a different competition now, every game is a final", Guardiola said on Friday before the Bayern game in Lisbon. He would play against Lyon in their own stadium in England, "but it is a special Situation".
And this is growing every year, in the waiting City is a success in the Premier class. Finally, the owner of Abu Dhabi took the top Spanish coach, especially for the European Cup. After in the domestic Premier League, FC Liverpool, the championship has been won in the Champions League, only the title.
Also for the German national team Ilkay Gundogan, the competition has become a priority. "For me personally, the Champions League has always been something very Special," said City midfielder in 2013 with Borussia Dortmund in the final, at Wembley stadium, lost to FC Bayern. Now it is to be with the English, finally, to change. "I'll do my Best to come once again to the finals", said Gündogan.Lyon is the outer "a-Team"
To the semi-finals or even the final, it wanted neither Gundogan nor his coach publicly your thoughts. Guardiola focused only on Lyon. "They are a top Team," he said usual, seriously: "This will not be easy." The French Manager, who had grown weak over the canceled season of Ligue 1, has thrown in the first knockout round, Juventus Turin, with the five-time world footballer Cristiano Ronaldo from the competition, is likely to be a warning. Jerseys flying out of the window: In the case of the Barca Fans, the frustration is properly seated deep FOCUS Online/Wochit jerseys fly out of the window: In the case of the Barca Fans, the frustration sits really deepdisplay
strm/dpa Updated Date: 15 August 2020, 10:26