In the press conference before the match, coach Pep Guardiola assessed the opponent: “Chelsea played somewhat aggressively and in general, they are doing well. The upcoming confrontation will be one of the biggest challenges mine this season. I think Chelsea, like Man City, enters every match with the utmost caution and determination.”
Encountering “The Blues”, Pep Guardiola had the opportunity to meet Cole Palmer again – a young player who was nurtured by the former Barcelona captain at Etihad Stadium. Sharing about his former student, the 52-year-old coach said: “I am very satisfied with the way Cole Palmer plays. The reason Palmer left Man City was because he wanted more time on the field. Now he has done it and performed well at Chelsea. Congratulations Chelsea and Palmer.”
At 11:30 p.m. on November 12 (Vietnam time), Pep Guardiola’s army had a trip to Stamford Bridge that was predicted to be difficult. Chelsea did not start the 2023/24 season well, but recently they have sent positive signals. The west London representative just crushed Tottenham 4-1 away from home in the previous round. This was Chelsea’s second consecutive victory in all competitions, both with wide margins.
While Chelsea is struggling to regain the image of a big name, Man City is still maintaining remarkable strength. Pep Guardiola’s army took first place, one point better than the second place team, Tottenham Hotspur.
Sharing with Metro, former striker Dimitar Berbatov made a prediction about the Super Sunday match: “Man City has many of the best attacking stars in the world. If Chelsea doesn’t focus, any Man City player can.” can score against them. I think Man City will win with a score of 3-1.”
Minh Duc | 11:26 November 11, 2023