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Guardiola Says Man City "Deserved To Qualify" For UCL Semi-finals

Pep Guardiola headed Manchester City to their 3rd time entry into a champions league semi-finals since the establishment on of the of the club as the club struggled past Spanish heavyweights to me the target.

Their second leg clash at Wanda Metropolitano ended in a baren draw but the Citizens still got the advantage following their first leg win over Simeone's side at Etihad stadium that resulted to an aggregate of 1-0.

Despite the fact the the two clubs failed to break the stalemate in their second meeting, Manchester City were exposed to elimination threats as Atletico Madrid constantly attacked with little hopes to find a goal.

They created couple of chances in the second half but Manchester City were strong to withdraw the pressure, thanks to their shotstopper Ederson who ensured territory was guarded.

Speaking after booking a space in the semi-finals Manchester City coaching guru Pep Guardiola has applauded his club for a stellar performance they showed against Atletico.

He says that playing against an opponent like Ateltico Madrid and finding a positive results home and away for this case was a plus on his side. The Sparniad added that since his boys gave it from his point of view all he deserved to win against Atletico and advance to the semi finals.


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