Guardiola: Manchester City is not Champions League flop

EPL By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 13/04/2018

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has leaped to the defence of his team after a poor outing in the Champions League against Liverpool, according to report.

Guardiola is of the view that Manchester City is no flop in the Champions League after they suffered home and away defeat against the Anfield giant on Tuesday.

Guardiola’s was beaten on 5-1 aggregate by Jurgen Klopp’s men and were knocked out of the Champions League.

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According to their manager, after seeing goals ruled out in both legs, with Guardiola sent to the stands for remonstrating with the referee when Leroy Sane had a goal ruled out at the Etihad Stadium.

"We scored two legal goals in two games and then, in Juventus v Real Madrid, you are talking penalty or no penalty," he said. "In that competition, it counts a lot.

"We saw it in every round, the influence of the little details is so, so big. The quality of the teams is so, so big. We played a better competition this season in the Champions League and we'll try to come back next season stronger to do well.

"But I don't have the feeling that we missed out on what we wanted to do or that we failed. We did well."

Manchester City will take a trip to Wembley to face Tottenham in the Premier League, a win will see the Etihad outfit win the League title this season.