English Premier League champions, Manchester City celebrated their victory by lifting the trophy at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday after they were held to a goalless draw by Huddersfield Town. City won the league three weeks earlier without playing when closest rivals Manchester United surprisingly lost at home to West Brom.
The Ivorian's best season came in 2013-14, where he scored 20 league goals from midfield and won Manchester City's Player of the Year. To move on to the next image, click on the arrows, or if using a mobile device simply swipe. "To make back-to-back titles in this league will be tough, but we accept the challenge".
It was the first time this season City had been kept scoreless at home in the league, the last occasion being in April previous year in a 0-0 draw against Manchester United.
Guardiola responded by sacrificing a defender and sending on Bernardo Silva for John Stones, who had been redundant for a while. Losing games, drawing games when we've needed to win, we've had hard moments but we've done it.
"I've told the players to enjoy it, the fans too, for a lot of us it will be the first time".Читайте также: US Federal Reserve keeps interest rate unchanged
"In that period it's a lot", he said of the remaining "dead rubbers" that City have been required to play. "The title belongs to us".
"We had many players who were on and off and it's nearly like it's had no impact on the season whatsoever, which is a credit to the coaching staff". They'll all want to beat us and we have to be focused. "Next season we start again and it will be different but it's a good sign".
There are still two games left in City's league season - and still time for City to break the record for most points, wins and goals in a single Premier League campaign. England is special, it's so tough, today we saw it.
Guardiola said on his future recently: "He will not stay next season, the Brighton game we will give him what he deserves".
Walking out to a guard of honour as thousands of blue and white flags fluttered in the stands, Pep Guardiola's side had been expected to collect a routine three points, as the champions faced the 16th-placed Terriers with the celebration the tone of the day.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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