Guardiola's City demolish Schalke to cruise into Champions League quarter finals

Credit: Reuters - Sports
Published 1 week ago - Duration: 01:24s

Guardiola's City demolish Schalke to cruise into Champions League quarter finals

Pep Guardiola praises Leroy Sane's performance in a 7-0 thrashing of Schalke which puts Man City into the Champions League quarter finals

Advertisement

Guardiola's City demolish Schalke to cruise into Champions League quarter finals

SHOWS: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (MARCH 12, 2019) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 1.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) MANCHESTER CITY MANAGER PEP GUARDIOLA SAYING: "We didn't lose what we achieved (away at Schalke) and that's why we didn't know exactly what we have to do after the first goal, an excellent pass from Bernardo, from Gundogan again.

So we scored the first goal, the second, in the mind of the players qualification is almost done and after we played in a good level." 2.

WHITE FLASH 3.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) MANCHESTER CITY MANAGER PEP GUARDIOLA, SPEAKING ABOUT LEROY SANE, SAYING: "I know it's not easy for Leroy, last games he didn't play too much, with the confidence to withdraw a bit, I understand, but after 20 minutes he was outstanding, the goal the (indistinct), the aggressiveness.

He's a player like we know exactly his incredible qualities that he has that is difficult to find around the world, that specific quality that he has." 4.

WHITE FLASH 5.

(SOUNDBITE) (English) MANCHESTER CITY MANAGER PEP GUARDIOLA, SPEAKING LIVERPOOL'S MATCH AGAINST BAYERN MUNICH, HIS FORMER CLUB, SAYING: "I'm sorry for the English people but I want Bayern through so I'm a big fan, I'm part of this club (Bayern), they gave me the opportunity to live an incredible three years in Germany and I love Munich, I love Beyern, I have a lot of friends there and I would like Bayern to go through but it will not be easy, Liverpool away with the three people in front (strikers), it's so demanding, so demanding game for both but I feel, I like Bayern Munich and hopefully they can go through." STORY: Rampant Manchester City demolished a woeful Schalke 7-0 to complete a 10-2 aggregate win and become the third English side into the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday (march 12).

City's record home win in Europe did not look likely after a quiet opening 35 minutes but once Sergio Aguero began the rout from the penalty spot it became embarrassingly easy as City reached the last eight for the third time in four years.

Aguero doubled City's lead three minutes later and the impressive Leroy Sane made it 3-0 before halftime.

Raheem Sterling and Bernardo Silva finished off flowing moves after the break and youngster Phil Foden bagged his first European goal before Gabriel Jesus made it seven.

City, who trailed 2-1 in the away leg before turning it around late on, join Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals with Liverpool in action against Bayern Munich on Wednesday.

You are here

Recent related news from verified sources

German football legend Lothar Matthaus says Manchester City could play a second-string side against Schalke and still reach the Champions League quarter-finals....
1 week ago • talkSPORT

Pep Guardiola praised the competition in Manchester City’s squad after Leroy Sane stepped into the starting XI and tore through Schalke in the Champions League...
1 week ago • SoccerNews.com

Manchester City hold a first-leg lead and will be well fancied to progress past Schalke and into the Champions League quarter-finals. A 3-2 victory from a...
1 week ago • SoccerNews.com

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola again backed the use of Video Assistant Referee technology, but called for decisions using the system to be speeded up after...
1 week ago • Firstpost

MANCHESTER: Manchester City powered into the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday as Sergio Aguero's double paved the way for a 7-0 rout of hapless Schalke...
1 week ago • Bangkok Post

Pep Guardiola does not want to see English domination of the Champions League quarter-final places continue with Liverpool beating Bayern Munich. City dispatched...
1 week ago • SoccerNews.com

Recent related videos from verified sources

UEFA Might BAN Cristiano Ronaldo From Champions League For Celebrating With Classic ‘SUCK IT’ Move! 04:06
Credit: The Fumble - Published 2 days ago 

Pep Guardiola: It is a pleasure to play Spurs in Champions League quarter-finals 00:41
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published 6 days ago 

Pep: It's 50/50 against Spurs 01:24
Credit: Sky Sports UK - Published 6 days ago 

Champions League quarter-final draw: Who did the English sides get? 01:17
Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO - Published 6 days ago 

You might like