Guardiola reveals two Bayern players that caused Man City problems
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has named the two Bayern Munich players who made his team struggle, even as they qualified for the Champions League semi-final on Wednesday.
The Premier League champions traveled to Germany with a commanding 3-0 lead from the first leg of their quarter-final tie.
However, they weathered the storm from Bayern in front of their fans, with Erling Haaland missing a penalty.
Haaland eventually finished off a counter-attack before Joshua Kimmich’s late penalty.
Guardiola, speaking after the game, said: “We struggled in the first half. Upamecano broke all the lines down our left side, and we struggled with Coman.
“We were fortunate before the penalty miss; they had one or two chances and anything could happen, but we defended really well.”
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