Pep Guardiola set for another Champions League final test

Pep Guardiola set for another Champions League final test

Pep Guardiola can not afford to lose today’s Champions League final match between Man City and Inter Milan at Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul, Turkey, by 8:00 p.m. Nigerian time. Pep Guardiola set for another Champions League final test

It’s a final match between Pep Guardiola and himself, as this seems to be the best time for him to win a trophy he last won in the 2010/2011 season for Spanish side Barcelona.

The 52-year-old Spanish football manager had also won the trophy for Barcelona in the 2008/2009 season.

As of this year (2023), Pep Guardiola has won five Premier League titles, four league cups, and two FA cups.

He also led the Champions League finalists, Manchester City, to a domestic treble in 2019 and their first ever Champions League final in 2021.

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All contemporaries of Manchester City‚ÄĒChelsea FC, Liverpool FC, PSG, Real Madrid, AC Milan, and Athletico Madrid‚ÄĒfell by the wayside to clear the coast for an easy and sweet victory for the London elite club.

To set the stage for a victorious day in the Turkish city of Istanbul, Manchester City has already annexed two elite British football titles: the English Premier League and the Football Association’s FA Cups.

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Inter Milan’s defensive formation of Federico Dimarco, Denzel Dumfries, Francesco Acesbi, and Cameroonian-born goalkeeper Andr√© Onana will need to work round the clock to stop the attacking melee of IIkay Gundogan, Erling Haaland, Kevin De Bruyne, Phil Foden, Algeria-born Riyan Mahrez, and Jack Grealish of Manchester City.

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