Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola - Jose Has Got It All Wrong

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Guardiola - Jose Has Got It All Wrong

Article excerpt

PEP Guardiola has dismissed Jose Mourinho's claims his City side are guilty of tactical fouling.

But the Catalan avoided the invitation to reignite his bitter feud with his United counterpart - insisting he will not get involved in a war of words with any of his Premier League rivals.

Mourinho claimed ahead of Sunday's derby that Guardiola's side were serial offenders of cynical fouls to disrupt their opponents. He has now been asked by the FA to explain his comments.

Guardiola was quick to brush away the accusation, saying: "I don't know how many fouls we make on the pitch. But I think when you have 70 per cent possession, we are not that team.

"I don't know statistically, but I don't think so.

"I never, never, never, never sent a message to my players. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.