Guardiola’s men were able to soundly beat Liverpool in a performance that the Spaniard called “perfect” as he praised the likes of Grealish and Alvarez
Liverpool made a fiery start against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium where the Reds went 1-0 ahead with a goal from Mohamed Salah. However, Pep Guardiola’s men soon responded with a champions-like performance as they beat out their old rivals 4-1.
Guardiola talks about the best Man City performance in years
a goal from Julian Alvarez in the first half answered Salah’s goal but the second half was where Guardiola’s men came onto their own, responding immediately with a 46th-minute goal from the Mercurial Kevin De Bruyne.
Then a goal from Illkay Gundogan followed to make it 3-1 eight minutes later. And to cap off their performance, Jack Grealish scored a fourth one on a KDB cutback cross.
The win puts the pressure on Arsenal who are now playing Leeds United and are currently 5 points ahead of Man City but they can restore their lead to eight points with a win against Leeds.
Man City boss Pep Guardiola was overjoyed with his team’s performance after the match. The Spaniard talked about Alvarez, Grealish and their whole performance.
Pep Guardiola: “It was a perfect performance… One of the best Man City performances in these seven years [at the club].”
Guardiola continued by talking about their Argentine striker, saying: “He was involved in everything… An exceptional player. I think Manchester City made an incredible signing for this price [£14M]. He plays for Argentina, a World Cup Champion, playing with Messi, because he has something…