Pep urges Man City to not maintain back in Dortmund’s return leg

Pep Guardiola says his Man City team will ‘go there to win’ of their second leg of the Champions League quarter-final against Dortmund.

Man City took benefit of the benefit Tuesday with a 2-1 victory on the Etihad within the first leg.

Kevin De Bruyne opened the scoring within the first half with an outstanding finish after being set up by Riyad Mahrez.


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Guardiola’s side had benefited from Emre Can’s mistake. The former Liverpool man gave the ball straight to Mahrez, who related with Foden earlier than taking part in at De Bruyne.

Dortmund then thought that they had leveled by way of Jude Bellingham, just for the Englishman’s goal to be controversially dominated out.

He stole the ball off the Ederson City keeper and because of this put the ball into an open net. However the referee punished Bellingham for his challenge, regardless of Ederson’s contact.

Dortmund lastly bought their equalizer within the 84th minute.

Some good contact play between Bellingham and Erling Haaland reduce City’s defense open.

Haaland played in sprinter Marco Reus, who confidently sent the chance to set up an fascinating last 5 minutes.

Phil Foden, most likely the best player on the night time, stepped in to ship the winner to Man City within the final minute of regular time.

De Bruyne’s good go discovered Ilkay Gundogan within the field. The midfielder handed in type to Foden, who beat Marwin Hitz from close vary.

Talking after the victory, Guardiola instructed BT Sport (through BBC Sport): “Higher to win than draw. 2-1, Champions League, we go there to win the sport. Within the first half we weren’t intelligent with the ball. The second half was a lot better, we had two or three clear possibilities to score the second and third however that did not occur. After we surrendered 1-1 we scored the final goal.

“Dortmund are robust, good high quality with the players they’ve. [With] their high quality it is hard to do what we wish however 2-1 and we’ve a superb chance subsequent week.

“We will watch the sport. I might alter a number of issues to get there and try to win the sport. Leeds subsequent and then we go to Germany to try and win the sport.

“Borussia Dortmund is a typical Champions League membership. We’ve got yet one more recreation there and with the 2-1 consequence we’ll try to score the goals there to win.

“We will analyze what we’ve to do as we have accomplished for 4 or 5 months. Each recreation we play to win. ”

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