Pep Guardiola has said it is impossible for him to do the treble with Bayern Munich. The coach has been criticized for the Bavarians early exit from the champions league and also losing out of the DFB Pokal by losing to Dortmund in the semifinals.
According to Xavi, who could make his 150th champions league appearance today, Guardiola perfected Barcelona. Guardiola who is now at the helm of Bayern Munich, oversaw Barcelona for four years, in which he won 14 trophies for the Catalan club.
He has led them to back-to-back Bundesliga titles, but has failed to seal champions league glory for the Bavarian outfit. This and Bayern’s current losing streak, four games in all competitions, has opened Guardiola up for criticism.
Pep Guardiola has warned that if Bayern chase goals against Barcelona, they’ll get hammered like they did against Real Madrid last season. “If we only focus on scoring on Tuesday, we will lose in the same way we did in last year’s semi-final decider to Madrid,” the ex-Barca boss told
Bayern Munich manager, Pep Guardiola has defended Mario Gotze in the wake of his recent criticism. The German international was heavily criticized by club icon Franz Beckenbauer after he, Mario, was seen joking with Barcelona shotstopper Ter Stegen after Bayern’s loss at the camp Nou.
Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique has praised Guardiola on the positive changes he has brought to Bayern Munich’s playing style. Both coaches will meet on Wednesday in the first leg of the champions league semifinals.
Barcelona star and forward, Lionel Messi has revealed that he no longer has a relationship with former manager and mentor, Pep Guardiola, ahead of the first leg champions league semifinals clash with Bayern Munich on Wednesday. The Argentine morphed into one of the best players in the world under Guardiola’s
Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas has claimed that José Mourinho is the greatest coach he has ever worked under. The Spaniard has inadvertently placed him ahead of Arsene Wenger and Pep Guardiola, both of which he has worked with.
It appears that Mourinho has taken a swipe at Bayern Munich manager and rival, Guardiola, after guiding Chelsea to their fourth premier league title. Hazard’s headed rebound after his initial penalty was saved secured the title for Chelsea.
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