United Can Still Win Premier League, Admits Guardiola


Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reacts on the touchline during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on December 13, 2017 in Swansea, Wales.

He's close to more silverware, and a win this weekend would put them just two points away from wrapping up the league title should United beat West Brom on Sunday.

City are at Tottenham for Saturday's late fixture.

"Tottenham is a fantastic team, they have great pressure", Guardiola said.

"Now, for example, right now we don't know if it was a penalty or no penalty for Madrid".

"He played the last 20 minutes (against Liverpool) and after the game said: "I can not run, I have a lot of pain, I can not run".

"All the other contenders, after losing a game, have maybe lost another one - and we didn't do that". It was two up in the game before Paul Pogba inspired a United comeback, scoring twice in the second half of its 3-2 win. "We handled the pressure - the good, the bad situations - the whole season".

"We tried to reach the semifinals [of the Champions League], to win the Premier League", Guardiola said. In football, in sports - it can happen.

Guardiola countered any notion that such a scenario is unlikely.

They will carry on the experiment next season with more VAR games in cup competitions and the possibility of it being run in the background only of selected Premier League games.

City travel to Wembley to face Tottenham Hotspur today but Guardiola revealed Aguero will not feature against Mauricio Pochettino's side, with doubts over when he will return. "Both teams are looking to attack", said Alli. Cavaliers won against Golden State Warriors 4-3.

They were trying to overturn a three-goal first-leg deficit and were level at 1-1 in the return game when the striker was introduced, but lost 2-1. "It is going to be hard for us". "We can not forget he was one month injured". After, we wait for the results of United but, if it does not depend on the results of United, it is in our hands.

"We will see. Football is unpredictable".

Sergio Aguero could be a big miss for City as they are one of his favoured opponent.