Manchester City manager Josep Guardiola made an interesting statement about Real Madrid player Rudiger ahead of the upcoming match between the two.
It is worth noting that Manchester City met Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday evening and managed to beat them 3-0.
The match between the two teams took place as part of the 36th round of the English Premier League of the current season 2022-2023.
The Nationals are leading the English Premier League with 85 points without a single win to officially lift the Premier League title if they win against Chelsea next Sunday.
Match date Real Madrid vs Manchester City in the Champions League
In this regard, the Manchester City team is preparing for an important meeting with their Spanish counterpart Real Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final after qualifying for the same match ended in a goal. .
The second leg of the Champions League semi-final between the two teams is scheduled to take place at Manchester’s stronghold Al Ittihad Stadium next Wednesday at 10 am sharp. evening Cairo time.
Spanish coach Pep Guardiola, head coach of the English team, spoke after the match against Everton about the movements of the German defender Antonio Rüdiger, the star of Real Madrid, in front of his Norwegian colleague Erling Haaland, the City striker.
He declared his readiness to face Real Madrid, saying: “What can you say? I told the players to relax and do what you’ve been doing for the last four or five seasons.
And he continued: “We are playing at home in the second leg of the Champions League semi-final, Everton is an hour away by bus, so it’s not as demanding (i.e. difficult) as the Champions League.”
before the match real MadridGuardiola surprised Rudiger with a breathtaking statement!
And the Spanish coach continued: “And in three days you will be playing in the south of England. Let’s go to; We are special, the club takes care of us.”
He concluded: “Congratulations Rüdiger, we can’t forget that Erling is only 22 years old and playing in the Champions League semi-finals and at the Bernabéu for the first time. They have first-class players, good defenders and good midfielders.