They can already start planning for February 24 final at English soccer's national stadium, where Tottenham beat Chelsea 1-0 in the first leg of their semifinal on Tuesday. When they are on their own patch, as you saw against Liverpool, they are as good and as confident as anything.That's when they've come off a relatively poor period for them, they have lost a couple of matches recently and then they can still play like they did against Liverpool and keep the title race open.
"It is the best way to respect the competition and to respect the opponent, because if you forget to continue, you don't have respect for your opponent or the competition". The best way is to do what we did. 'We spoke about keeping it simple at half-time.
Despite the 9-0 scoreline, City's fans were keen for more goals as chants of "we want 10" rang around the ground before the final whistle. We have a bit of a break now that week to prepare for other competitions.' Clough was pragmatic, revealing he thought the scoreline could have been worse for Burton.
Guardiola spent time with the Burton players as they left the pitch, including goalkeeper Brad Collins, who could not be blamed for conceding any of the goals.
City's control of proceedings was never under threat, though, and in the space of seven minutes the hosts were four goals ahead as Jesus and Zinchenko struck.
"With the quality of the runs they make and the delivery of the ball, Premier League teams and the best in Europe can't stop them, so I don't know what little Burton Albion are going to do stop them". It doesn't matter what happened last season, you have to take it. "We will take it seriously". "You can not be 'oh, it's Burton" and we did not - that is why I'm pleased.
Four minutes after replacing the impressive De Bruyne, Foden had his second Etihad goal in as many games, the youngster profiting after Jesus had been held up by Burton's defenders. "Happy to be in the final again", said City boss Pep Guardiola. "He is so important".
Despite his eye-catching and inspiring performance at the Monileux stadium, Klopp wasn't convinced enough to retain his service, hence, the German agreed to loan him back to his country for more first-team action. We didn't expect to score as many but it's great. It wasn't about tonight it was about the achievement of getting here.
'We wanted to travel to Burton with the biggest advantage possible.