Pep Guardiola: ‘We are delighted with Raheem Sterling ... we count on him’
13 August, 2018, 08:22 | Author: Suzanne Horton
'We wanted to build with the ball and break their lines.
"And the first away game at Arsenal, nobody can tell me it's not complicated".
It was always going to be a work in progress for Unai Emery and Arsenal as the Gunners prepared for their first match in charge.
All Whites defender Winston Reid did not feature owing to injury as Liverpool romped to a big 4-0 win over his West Ham United side and Kiwi striker Chris Wood was contained as his Burnley were held to a 0-0 draw by Southampton.
While others bemoaned their lack of signings and questioned their club hierarchy's pre-season preparations, most notably Guardiola's nemesis in the red half of Manchester Jose Mourinho, the Catalan had nothing but praise for his squad and his employers, saying: "I can not complain for one minute".
"We saw [Sterling] good in the training session and we needed someone in that position and he did it well although he exhausted in the last 20-25 minutes", the City boss added. "I'm a trainer", Guardiola said.
After 14 minutes City showed they will likely be the team to beat this campaign too.
"We spoke about this before the game. they know they can do it".
Liverpool signalled its determination to challenge for the EPL title by spending more than £157 million (NZ$304m) on players, more than any other EPL team in the summer transfer window. And we count on him.
Pep Guardiola was delighted that Manchester City came through a hard opening day at Arsenal with a victory after being without so many of his players during the preseason.
"Mendy is Mendy. Sometimes we want to kill him and sometimes you say "wow what a player we have", he said.
That goal took the sting out of the match; and although Arsenal did manage to get the ball in to Ederson's net twice, both Pierre-Emerick Aubamayeng and Mesut Ozil's attempts were correctly ruled out for offside.
"Today is the first step". So we need to look at it that way. City are working three years with Guardiola, building a team with good players and great stability. For me it's very important he stays with us.
The Spaniard will need time to reshape the team and, given the warm applause from numerous home fans still in Emirates Stadium by the final whistle, the majority of supporters are encouraged enough to afford it.
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I left it five minutes into the second half, after speaking to them and saying we needed to be on the front foot more. The same when we are thinking defensively, I want our strikers to be thinking: "We need to protect the goalkeepers".
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Manchester City experienced a mixed bag of a pre-season due to several of their players not being available for selection. Fernandinho , Kevin De Bruyne and a Silva - either David or Bernardo - is a familiar trio for the away side.
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If you're not happy, you can not give your best. "We've learnt from the past that, if he takes too many players on like he did at Chelsea and Real Madrid, then there's only one thing that will happen".
Granit Xhaka and Lucas Torreira are options there, as Emery will want the second midfielder to be the anchorman for the team. The Unai Emery era at Arsenal began with a defeat as champions Manchester City reasserted their credentials in a 2-0 win.
After the slow start on Thursday saw him play the first two holes in 3 over par, he has played the remaining 52 holes in 11 under. He left at least two strokes on the back nine, and an argument could be made that he could have been six better than he ended up.
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