93-minute spectacle of them are already gone, as a Coach Pep Guardiola go as if stung, bounces around, and far above both ears, emits. He is with his Co-Trainer Mikel Arteta in the arms. In the stands the last of the dams to break. 5:3 Manchester City – after the 0:1 from the first leg at Tottenham synonymous with the semi-finals.
The pressure on Pep Guardiola was huge. Finally, it should work with the title in the Champions League for the Blue from the English industrial city of Manchester. Three years ago, the Arab investors took the title of collector of the Citizens. He should do with the millions of troops the next step, the European football crown. 2017 Monaco was in the eighth final end of the line, last season Liverpool in the quarter-finals.
However, in 2019, there should be nothing with the title. While players, Staff and Fans of Manchester City cheer up, everybody up referee Cakir to the ear. In times of video evidence of (VAR) is a clear sign of the Referee something to listen to on his headphones. And so it was on Wednesday in Manchester. The supposed 5:3 of Sterling is withdrawn. Offside! Preparer Agüero was only inches too far in front. This was just another spectacular Chapter in a drama that is hard to surpass the lot.
double VAR, double against City
the second VAR-decision of the lot, the City bitter. Also, the 4:3 of Tottenham has been viewed on the screen. A hand-held game from goal-scorer Llorente was controlled, but Referee Cakir saw no infraction of the rules and decided on a goal. The referees were shown only two perspectives. In the case of both, no Offense. The TV audience was shown a third perspective, it looked to be a touch of the ball with the forearm. Cakir has seen the third perspective throughout the game, never.
After the final whistle the whole stadium was almost stunned. As a Coach, Guardiola had caught something, he had to explain to the media the bitter departure. "It is hard, it is cruel." You have to accept it. He was proud of the Fans. Thus, an atmosphere he had experienced in his time in Manchester never, says the Spaniard. Familiar phrases to the press conferences.
But hold on. Of course, the VAR-use was a theme. And Guardiola is Amazing said: "I support the VAR. We want a fair Sport."
in recent years, the big title in Guardiola's Palmares, so such words make him one of the most bitter game outputs of his career to a truly great coach. (tzi)
Created: 18.04.2019, 10:37 PM