Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'We Have Duty to Attack for the Fans'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'We Have Duty to Attack for the Fans'

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PEP Guardiola believes City have a duty to attack to entertain the fans after the Blues continued a remarkable goalscoring streak against Burnley.

The 5-0 win against the Clarets means City have now scored 29 unanswered goals since Roberto Firmino's equaliser at the Etihad for Liverpool on January 3. Leroy Sane's winner against Liverpool began the streak and 28 goals have followed in the six games since, including the five that booked a place in the FA Cup fifth round. City never eased up against Burnley, just as they hadn't against Rotherham and Burton Albion, and Guardiola wants his side to push for goals. "I think all the clubs when they play it's to score goals, more counter attacks, that's the best way," the City boss said. "It's a game we play for the people - they prefer us to try to attack and we've done that since we came here. …

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