and won Manchester City Against Real Madrid 4-3, Tuesday, V Etihad Stadium In the semi-finals Champions LeagueAnd now the whole decision is postponed to the second leg in a stadium Santiago Bernabeu In the Spanish capital, Madrid.
And he said Guardiola In the post-match press conference: “It was a boxing match, it was just as fun for us as it was for the fans.”
He explained, “We gave everything. We played a good match and we will see the same team in a week. We know the value of Real Madrid and its potential.”
And he added: “We will try to play a good match in the return, but the focus now is on the Leeds United match in the league.”
He stressed, “I am satisfied with the result. We played good football and showed good character. It was an important test and we cannot predict what will happen in the return.”
Guardiola stressed: “The result could have been better, but I have no objection. We have to do the same at the Santiago Bernabeu.”
On the other hand, he stressed Carlo Ancelotti The coach of Real Madrid, that his team and his fans must fight in the return match of the semi-finals of the Champions League against Manchester CityFor another magical night.
“We have to be ready,” Ancelotti said at the match’s press conference. “We and the fans have to fight again, for another magical night.”
He stressed: “Benzema Great game play as usual. He had the personality to take the penalty in a masterful way. Modric also played a great game, but sometimes you have to bring in a new player in the last minutes to get the ball back.”
And he added, “I didn’t pull Modric because he was bad. Dani Ceballos was also great, and he played with a strong personality.”
He continued: “Angry because we lost a lot of conflicts in the first half. City scored two goals that could have been avoided with more focus, but our reaction was good and we revived the match in the second leg.”
“We started very badly, we were soft, but we showed what we showed before, which is our ability to react.”
He concluded: “We continued the game until the end, but we had to defend better. We were good and the ball is with us, but in the second leg we have to defend better, this is very important.”
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