0-2 Leicester City Manchester City’s win over Leicester City was an excellent start to a fantastic month for Guardiola and his players.
They attempt to complete the historic quadruple. They began April with a commanding, directed, and impressive win over a team that had eliminated 16 of the top six this season.
They could win the Carabao Cup and advance to the FA Cup and Champions League semi-finals.
There is no doubt they will win the Premier League for the third time in four years.
However, when players such as Raheem Sterling, Ilkay Gundogan, Phil Foden, and Bernardo Silva took their places on the King Power Stadium bench.
When Mendy used Albrighton’s weak challenge to block his own forward, the visitors never looked back.
The second goal against Leicester City was a joy to watch
Sterling and Jesus played one game before the final after De Bruyne’s defensive success. One scored his team’s 105th goal in 47 games this season across all competitions.
Guardiola’s team maintained a clean sheet (28). It conceded fewer goals (26) than any other team in all competitions. In 2020-21, one of the top five leagues in Europe.
They have also been relegated from the Champions League. The competition they still have to win, as well as the visit of Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad on Tuesday.
With this evidence, it’s difficult to imagine Manchester City losing again this season.
Pep Guardiola declared that he will “never forget this season” as Manchester United’s relegated leaders finished the season. With a win over third-placed Leicester, Manchester City clinched the Premier League title.
With goals in the second half from Benjamin Mendy and Gabriel Jesus, City now needs 11 points in seven games. To win their third league title in four years.
“I prefer the Premier League to any other competition.” We’re getting closer. “We’re close,” Guardiola said after his team scored 17 points at the top.
Liverpool is the champions. They have the throne, but we’re almost there
“Liverpool are the champions.” They have the crown, but we are on the verge of taking it,” Guardiola said.
Guardiola praised City’s efforts, calling them “amazing” given that so many games this season have been played without an audience. Because of the coronavirus outbreak.
“At the end, outside the audience.” “Every game was there,” Guardiola added. “This is a season I will never forget.”
Sergio Aguero, the club’s striker, announced his departure at the end of the season in their first game.
Before Benjamin Mendy won the match, Guardiola’s goal-scoring team was frustrated.
Fernandinho’s goal was denied. Kevin de Bruyne’s free-kick was saved by Kasper Schmeichel, who also denied Riyad Mahrez a free kick.
French full-back Mendy, on the other hand, produced a perfect curve. Before Gabriel Jesus closed the scoring for visitors nearby, he came on with a Marc Albrighton challenge.
Leicester thought they were on top after a half-time victory over Jamie Vardy. Nonetheless, his celebrations were cut short by a flag that did not belong to him.
Leicester City’s chances of finishing in the top four remain in their hands
Leicester failed to replicate the tenacity that saw them defeat Brendan Rodgers’ side 5-2 at the Etihad last September.
They only won two games against the country’s best team. However, they were defeated in their first game following the international break.
Leicester’s hopes of playing in the Champions League for the second time in six seasons remain in their hands following Chelsea’s stunning home defeat by West Bromwich Albion early Saturday.
They have previously responded well to retreats.
The foxes took seven points in four games after exiting the Europa League in February. They also defeated Manchester United to advance to the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1982.
Leicester is still thriving under Rodgers. However, they will want to learn from this defeat and move quickly.
West Bromwich Albion, Crystal Palace, and Newcastle United are among the teams set to visit King Power Stadium before the end of the season.
We’re not organized, said Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers: “We were excellent and defensive in the first hour.” However, we struggled with the ball.
We were let down by the goals. And we weren’t very well organized.
Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy (From the Leicester Mercury)
“We were defeated by a superior team.” The players kept getting good chances. But there can be no complaints.
“They make an excellent team.” Players like Raheem Sterling are entering the game, and you are world-class players.
“No shame, we won a big game up there, where we lost today.” We’ll keep an eye out for you and wish you a wonderful week next week.”
“Our goal was not allowed easily,” Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said. We hit the crossbar in the same game as Everton.
“We needed to be patient, not give up, and not give them a chance.” We’re not going to win in five or ten minutes. We needed to be patient.”