The shameful 0-2 defeat at home to Etihad against Wolverhampton made defending champion Man City set a sad record in the Premier League. However, Pep Guardiola still spoke hard about his team fully qualified to race against Liverpool.
The exact opposite result took place between the two leading teams and ranked 2nd in the rankings in the 8th round of the Premier League over the weekend. The defending champion Liverpool won lucky Leicester City 2-1 thanks to James Milner’s successful penalty in the final minutes, while defending champion Man City unexpectedly lost 0-2 to the opponent in the Wolverhampton relegation spiral. for letting Adama Traore set up a brace for “Wolves”.
Man City lost 2-0 to Wolves in Etihad and Liverpool widened the gap at the top of the Premier League to 8 points. Notably, empty-handed against Wolves on October 6 was the first time in the history of Man City under the guidance of coach Pep Guardiola lost a match at the Etihad home field in the English Premier League without scoring any goals in the 1st half.
Currently, Liverpool with the 8th match winning the beginning of the season in the Premier League season 2019/20 has got 24 points and widened the gap with the second team Manchester City up to 8 points. Despite being in a very unfavorable position in the championship race this year, coach Pep Guardiola still believes that he and his students will sow Liverpool again to crown as dramatic as last season.
“We know these guys (referring to the City players). They still attend games with incredible spirit and they can still do that (successfully defending the championship). Premier League for the 3rd consecutive year). When you win a match, you think about other matches. Now we will enter the international holiday (make room for the national teams to concentrate) and then, when we return, we can find the winning trajectory” – Pep reassured the home team when answering the interview Interview with Eurosport.
In the 2018/19 season, Liverpool also seemed to be crowned the first time in the era of the English Premier League when it took the top spot and Man City was also second to the table by 7 points. But then, half-green Manchester still persevered and finally broke up to crown the Premier League championship for the second year in a row when finishing with 99 points, 1 point behind Liverpool runner-up after 38 rounds. duel.
Earlier, in two of the first four Premier League titles in history, Man City also showed how stubborn and brave they were when reversing the situation to win the trophy when they thought the title. This was out of reach.
In the 2011/12 season, Sergio Aguero’s more valuable goal at the end of the match helped Man City win suffocating Queens Park Rangers in the final round to crown the Premier League crown for the first time in history when having the same 89 points as MU but than the city rivals in terms of win – lose.
In the 2013/14 season, Steven Gerrard’s fateful loss caused Liverpool to lose Chelsea and then opened the opportunity for the Green Man to take advantage of and speed up to surpass “The Kop” and finish the goal with the equally lucky champion.
Will miracles like the past can come to Man City when Pep Guardiola’s teachers and students are playing worse than Liverpool and have signs of sleeping on victory after 2 consecutive seasons claiming the Premier League?