Pep Guardiola has played down City’s threat in Europe but a 7-0 hiding of Schalke means they must assume mantle of Champions League contenders
This last-16 tie was over by the interval, a feat achieved in seven minutes when Manchester City scored three times and did some of the growing up Pep Guardiola wants his team to do.
This was his mantra going into the match: that to mature from “teenagers” to Champions League men Schalke had to be dispatched and City sure of a place in Friday’s quarter‑final draw.
Source: Football News
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