The win yesterday can be described in several ways of which one is quite comfortable, it was this 3-0 that renewed the treat in the Premier League as Manchester City, send a loud and clear message to Liverpool that it is going to be a challenging season.
Liverpool Lead Reduced by Manchester City
Liverpool is at the top and leading the English Premier League by four points as Manchester City win Huddersfield Town by 3-0. Everyone knows that it was not Manchester City’s best performance neither an outstanding display, yet the goals for Leroy Sane, Raheen Sterling and Danilo ensured that the Premier League race remains alive.
On Saturday the 4-3 victory by Liverpool over Crystal Palace ensured that Pep’s Manchester City side had to respond, and at the same time the Huddersfield hope to shock the nation had no chance of materialising. Some of the shocks were that Gabriel Jesus famed for scoring seven goals in only three matches was left on the bench by Guardiola, and while Sergio Aguero and Kevin de Bruyn was on the field, David Silva remained on the bench.
Pep Guardiola, Manchester City’s Manager Demands More & His Pep Talk Had Desired Effect
Pep Guardiola is constantly driving the Manchester City team to improve, and some of the scorers already revealed that it was his half-time talk that had a huge effect on the match. Still, Guardiola is not even close to feeling satisfied with his team’s performance even though it did narrow the lead, after the 3-0 win on Sunday.
Two Goals Minutes into Second Half – Leroy Sane & Raheem Sterling
No one might ever know exactly what Guardiola said to his team during the half-time break, but he had to choose his words well as after the break it was clear that it did have the effect he desired. Two goals were added to the score in a matter of minutes right near the start of the second half by Leroy Sane and Raheem Sterling.
Guardiola Tells BBC That Manchester City Will Improve in Near Future
Guardiola had no trouble telling BBC that his team deserved nothing more than the three goals they scored in Sunday’s match. But he also said that great improvements can be expected in future from Manchester City. He also said that what the team has done so far in the league is incredible, as the reigning champions, Manchester City had scored 62 goals, which is more than that of Liverpool by eight.
Guardiola also said that the Premier League is not won or lost in January, he says the team will now focus on Liverpool if they win, so would City have to do and if Liverpool loses, then Manchester City will still have to win. He agreed that the game on Sunday did teach them and also showed them what to improve and that fans can expect to see great play in future.