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Pep Guardiola And His Perfect Start For Man City

Following stints in Spain and Germany, Pep Guardiola joined Manchester City with critics keeping a close eye about his first real test in tough conditions of Premier League.

Pep Guardiola rose through the ranks of Barcelona and succeeded Frank Rijkaard as the manager of FC Barcelona in 2008 with no senior managerial experience on his back. However, the rest to follow was completely magical. Barcelona won treble in Pep Guardiola’s first season as manager. He later went on to win six trophies in 2009.

After winning a total of 14 trophies in his first four years at the Nou Camp as a manager, the Spaniard moved to Germany in search of new challenges. He joined Bayern Munich after the retirement of Jupp Heynckes as Bayern manager. Guardiola won the league title for three consecutive years with Bayern but lost three consecutive UEFA Champions League semi-finals in three years. With his contract expiring, the 47-year-old left for Manchester, entering England as one of the best managers in the world.

It has always been a tough task for managers to adapt to the Premier League, but Guardiola took no time, winning five out of his first five Premier League games as City manager. The former Blaugrana boss also won three of his first three UCL matches as City manager (two in play-offs).

Guardiola’s first Premier League fixture was against Sunderland. Aguero scored just 4 minutes into the game with a penalty but Guardiola’s tactics were tested to its fullest by David Moyes’ side till the end. Defoe equalized but eventually an own goal was needed to finish a hard-fought win for the Citizens, marking the first PL game win for the Spaniard with City winning 2-1.

Next assignment for Guardiola was a tough away fixture at Stoke, but the former Barcelona manager made little job of it. Aguero and Nolito scored a brace each to round off a magical evening at the Britannia for Guardiola. The Citizens won the game 4-1.

Next up, City faced the Hammers in what was expected to be a brilliant contest at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola showed his class and City’s passing was absolutely magical in this game. Raheem Sterling, City’s flop last season, scored a goal with Fernandinho scoring shortly after to give City the advantage. The Citizens totally dominated the game as the game ended 3-1in the home team’s favor with Sterling rounding off a brace.

Undoubtedly, Guardiola’s biggest game as Manchester City manager, was against Manchester United and Jose Mourinho, his old rival. The former Bayern boss suffered a blow before the game due to the suspension of his main player, Sergio Aguero. Anyways, the most anticipated game in England, started off with Kevin De Bruyne taking the lead due to a defensive mistake by Blind. Soon later, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brilliant goal to double the lead. Manchester City dominated Jose Mourinho’s clueless side until a mistake by new goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo was finished off by Ibrahimovic to pull one back for the hosts. However, Mourinho’s team couldn’t spark a comeback and the Derby finished 2-1 in the favor of the visitors

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Manchester City’s fifth Premier League game was against Bournemouth. According to Pep, Bournemouth was the best team he had faced this Premier League. However, he made a mockery of the opponents with de Bruyne, Iheanacho, Sterling and Gundogan all appearing on the scoresheet which ended 4-0 for Manchester City, rounding off a brilliant first five games for the former Cataln boss in the Premier League.

 

Following stints in Spain and Germany, Pep Guardiola joined Manchester City with critics keeping a close eye about his first real test in tough conditions of Premier League.

Pep Guardiola rose through the ranks of Barcelona and succeeded Frank Rijkaard as the manager of FC Barcelona in 2008 with no senior managerial experience on his back. However, the rest to follow was completely magical. Barcelona won treble in Pep Guardiola’s first season as manager. He later went on to win six trophies in 2009.

After winning a total of 14 trophies in his first four years at the Nou Camp as a manager, the Spaniard moved to Germany in search of new challenges. He joined Bayern Munich after the retirement of Jupp Heynckes as Bayern manager. Guardiola won the league title for three consecutive years with Bayern but lost three consecutive UEFA Champions League semi-finals in three years. With his contract expiring, the 47-year-old left for Manchester, entering England as one of the best managers in the world.

It has always been a tough task for managers to adapt to the Premier League, but Guardiola took no time, winning five out of his first five Premier League games as City manager. The former Blaugrana boss also won three of his first three UCL matches as City manager (two in play-offs).

Guardiola’s first Premier League fixture was against Sunderland. Aguero scored just 4 minutes into the game with a penalty but Guardiola’s tactics were tested to its fullest by David Moyes’ side till the end. Defoe equalized but eventually an own goal was needed to finish a hard-fought win for the Citizens, marking the first PL game win for the Spaniard with City winning 2-1.

Next assignment for Guardiola was a tough away fixture at Stoke, but the former Barcelona manager made little job of it. Aguero and Nolito scored a brace each to round off a magical evening at the Britannia for Guardiola. The Citizens won the game 4-1.

Next up, City faced the Hammers in what was expected to be a brilliant contest at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola showed his class and City’s passing was absolutely magical in this game. Raheem Sterling, City’s flop last season, scored a goal with Fernandinho scoring shortly after to give City the advantage. The Citizens totally dominated the game as the game ended 3-1in the home team’s favor with Sterling rounding off a brace.

Undoubtedly, Guardiola’s biggest game as Manchester City manager, was against Manchester United and Jose Mourinho, his old rival. The former Bayern boss suffered a blow before the game due to the suspension of his main player, Sergio Aguero. Anyways, the most anticipated game in England, started off with Kevin De Bruyne taking the lead due to a defensive mistake by Blind. Soon later, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brilliant goal to double the lead. Manchester City dominated Jose Mourinho’s clueless side until a mistake by new goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo was finished off by Ibrahimovic to pull one back for the hosts. However, Mourinho’s team couldn’t spark a comeback and the Derby finished 2-1 in the favor of the visitors

Manchester City’s fifth Premier League game was against Bournemouth. According to Pep, Bournemouth was the best team he had faced this Premier League. However, he made a mockery of the opponents with de Bruyne, Iheanacho, Sterling and Gundogan all appearing on the scoresheet which ended 4-0 for Manchester City, rounding off a brilliant first five games for the former Cataln boss in the Premier League.

 

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Following stints in Spain and Germany, Pep Guardiola joined Manchester City with critics keeping a close eye about his first real test in tough conditions of Premier League.

Pep Guardiola rose through the ranks of Barcelona and succeeded Frank Rijkaard as the manager of FC Barcelona in 2008 with no senior managerial experience on his back. However, the rest to follow was completely magical. Barcelona won treble in Pep Guardiola’s first season as manager. He later went on to win six trophies in 2009.

After winning a total of 14 trophies in his first four years at the Nou Camp as a manager, the Spaniard moved to Germany in search of new challenges. He joined Bayern Munich after the retirement of Jupp Heynckes as Bayern manager. Guardiola won the league title for three consecutive years with Bayern but lost three consecutive UEFA Champions League semi-finals in three years. With his contract expiring, the 47-year-old left for Manchester, entering England as one of the best managers in the world.

It has always been a tough task for managers to adapt to the Premier League, but Guardiola took no time, winning five out of his first five Premier League games as City manager. The former Blaugrana boss also won three of his first three UCL matches as City manager (two in play-offs).

Guardiola’s first Premier League fixture was against Sunderland. Aguero scored just 4 minutes into the game with a penalty but Guardiola’s tactics were tested to its fullest by David Moyes’ side till the end. Defoe equalized but eventually an own goal was needed to finish a hard-fought win for the Citizens, marking the first PL game win for the Spaniard with City winning 2-1.

Next assignment for Guardiola was a tough away fixture at Stoke, but the former Barcelona manager made little job of it. Aguero and Nolito scored a brace each to round off a magical evening at the Britannia for Guardiola. The Citizens won the game 4-1.

Next up, City faced the Hammers in what was expected to be a brilliant contest at the Etihad. Pep Guardiola showed his class and City’s passing was absolutely magical in this game. Raheem Sterling, City’s flop last season, scored a goal with Fernandinho scoring shortly after to give City the advantage. The Citizens totally dominated the game as the game ended 3-1in the home team’s favor with Sterling rounding off a brace.

Undoubtedly, Guardiola’s biggest game as Manchester City manager, was against Manchester United and Jose Mourinho, his old rival. The former Bayern boss suffered a blow before the game due to the suspension of his main player, Sergio Aguero. Anyways, the most anticipated game in England, started off with Kevin De Bruyne taking the lead due to a defensive mistake by Blind. Soon later, Kelechi Iheanacho scored a brilliant goal to double the lead. Manchester City dominated Jose Mourinho’s clueless side until a mistake by new goalkeeper, Claudio Bravo was finished off by Ibrahimovic to pull one back for the hosts. However, Mourinho’s team couldn’t spark a comeback and the Derby finished 2-1 in the favor of the visitors

Manchester City’s fifth Premier League game was against Bournemouth. According to Pep, Bournemouth was the best team he had faced this Premier League. However, he made a mockery of the opponents with de Bruyne, Iheanacho, Sterling and Gundogan all appearing on the scoresheet which ended 4-0 for Manchester City, rounding off a brilliant first five games for the former Cataln boss in the Premier League.

 

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