Pep Guardiola admits Liverpool are better than Manchester City after failing in FA Cup semi-finals

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Compared to the match on his ground Atletico Madrid, score 0-0as a result of which the “citizens” took their place in the Champions League semi-finals, Pep Guardiola (51) replaced 7 players from the first 11, and the Anfield team took full advantage of the lack of rivals.

Pep Guardiola acknowledges Liverpool superiority after FA Cup semi-final

At the end of the game, Guardiola was asked if Liverpool were better than Manchester City right now. The Etihad coach responded positively, but also wanted to illustrate some players he couldn’t use in the direct game with rival Jurgen Klopp (54).

“At the moment, yes. De Bruyne couldn’t play, just like Walker, and Gundogan had injured his knee. I didn’t want to risk losing De Bruyne in the next games. Everything is fine when everyone is ready played “Guardiola said.

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Liverpool in FA Cup final after victory with Manchester City

At the mythical Wembley Stadium, Jurgen Klopp’s band (54) had a fantastic first half. The “Cormorans” opened the scoring after just 9 minutes, thanks to a goal scored by Ibrahima Konaté (22) with a header.

After another 8 minutes, Sadio Mane (30) took advantage of a serious mistake by goalkeeper Zack Steffen (27) and doubled his team’s advantage. The score of the first half was also set by the Senegalese, after an absolutely superb collective action.

The students of Pep Guardiola (51) came “up” from the locker room and reduced the gap after just two minutes of play, through Jack Grealish (26). In the last minute of extra time, the “citizens” scored again through Bernardo Silva (27), but they failed to equalize in time.

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