Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola speaks before the Champions League clash against Liverpool
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Man City vs Liverpool Champions League team news
After beating City 3-0 last week Liverpool will be favourites to reach the Champions League semi-finals
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 – 8:42am
It was only a few weeks ago that Pep Guardiola was deflecting press talk of a ‘quadruple’ but now his Manchester City side are in danger of finishing the season with a second-rate league and cup domestic double.
Champions League quarter-finals: second-leg team news and betting odds
The League Cup is already banked, and despite Saturday’s 3-2 defeat at home to Manchester United, the Sky Blues will be crowned Premier League champions before too long. But their FA Cup dreams were ended by Wigan and now barring a spectacular comeback tonight against Liverpool they will end the season reflecting on another Champions League campaign that went horribly wrong.
Last Wednesday’s 3-0 defeat at Anfield in the first leg of their quarter-final was easily the most surprising scoreline in English football this season. City just weren’t at the races, ripped apart by a Liverpool side who are now poised to reach their first Champions League semi-final for ten years.
Can City turn it around at the Etihad? Only if they produce what Guardiola described as “the perfect game” at the pre-match press conference.
“The only way to play good football is to be positive,” he said. “To go through you have to make the perfect game, create chances and concede few chances. The chances we receive, we have to defend well. We have 90 minutes and anything can …read more
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