Manager Josep Guardiola, Manchester City and notice clear that his team at this time with low confidence play. The Spaniard cashed on Wednesday with his team against Leicester City the second defeat in a row in the Premier League.
City went 2-1 down on a visit to Leicester City. Last Saturday suffered the reigning champion against Crystal Palace the first thuisnederlaag of this season in the league.
“We played the same as against Crystal Palace,” concluded Guardiola after the match. “We started well, but had a goal to collect when they for the first time in our zestienmetergebied appeared. On the mental level, we come in such situations the trust deficit.”
Against Leicester came to City after a quarter of an hour or ahead by a run of Bernardo Silva, but five minutes later, Marc Albrighton for the second half. Ricardo Pereira was in the final stage the winning for the home team.
“We must accept this”, said Guardiola. “We must realize that we have to work harder and as fast as possible, a good result for our confidence to win back.”
City gets second place lost to Tottenham
By the defeat became City the second place lost to Tottenham Hotspur, that ‘Boxing Day’ with 5-0 uithaalde against Bournemouth. The team of Guardiola, who on Sunday goes to visit Southampton, a point less than the Spurs’.
“Of course, we worry”, said the 47-year-old coach. “About four days, we must again come into action, but we will come back. The season is still long and we still have a hope to compete.”
Leader Liverpool came Wednesday at Anfield against Newcastle United to win: 4-0. The ‘Reds’ increased the lead over City to seven points.
“Liverpool and Tottenham deserve it,” said Guardiola. “They win matches and we don’t, so the hole has become larger. We have enough points to be champion, but other teams have more. They are currently better than we are.”
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