Pep Guardiola’s team has to face Real Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League. Spanish coach believes that if they can’t beat Los Blancos, the chairman may sack him.
Champions League match that can decide future of Guardiola
On Wednesday evening, Pep gave a fascinating interview to British journalists. The Spanish coach said that Real Madrid’s game is coming in two weeks, and it’s one of the best feelings when you can prepare a strategy for the clash.
Guardiola believes that the match against Real Madrid could be a breakthrough moment for Man. City players. Pep said that Manchester City players are ready, and everything depends on his coaching skills. Pep recognized and praised Zinedine Zidane. Guardiola said that Real Madrid’s coach is fascinating and exciting to watch in every game.
Manchester City may sack Pep Guardiola
Spanish coach recognized the odds of sacking him from Manchester City. The coach said that a play-off match in the Champions League is crucial for the team. Keep in mind that Manchester City already lost the Premier League title fight against Liverpool. The Reds are already 21 points ahead of Manchester City, so it’s a real problem for Pep.
Pep Guardiola said that losing against Los Blancos could be a life-changing moment for him. The city’s coach noted that the team chairman might not be happy with the result and sack him. Usually, a team may sack the coach, and Pep does not feel like an exception. Bayern has sacked him from in 2015, and Pep acknowledges that the same could happen in Manchester City if a team plays poorly.
Champions League is back in action from next week. First-leg matches will be played throughout two weeks. Real Madrid will be a host team in first-leg, and Manchester City has the advantage of playing the second game at home stadium. It will be interesting to see two titans of coaching play against each other.