Manchester City, led by Guardiola, will seek to get rid of Real Madrid, which is growing on its land.
No coach has better numbers against him real madrid what or what Pep Guardiola. They have won 12 out of 20 matches, drawn four and lost another four. Good numbers and a past in Barcelona, with some big victories in the classics, made him an ogre for Madrid fans.
Among the matches mentioned above, seven matches have been held in the biggest club competition in the world and the eighth will be played on Wednesday in Santiago BernabeuWhich will be the first in which the Spanish coach faces the white team in Champions League With her back in her court.
In the previous three qualifiers, Pep Guardiola He has two good memories, and it turned out to be his “worst defeat”, as he himself admitted in an interview. This duel has a common element, which is to face the Italian again Carlo Ancelotti.
The semi-finals of Champions League From the 2013-2014 season it was real madrid and for Bayern Munich as heroes. 1-0 from the first leg in Santiago Bernabeu He left everything open for a tour of Germany that has heated up even more the surroundings this season.
I took care of her Karl-Heinz RummeniggeBayern’s general manager at the time: “When he arrives next Tuesday, even the trees will burn in Munich. It will be hell,” but his statements were far from reality.
The real madrid Won with big power 0-4 thanks to arcs Sergio Ramos Based on Cristiano Ronaldo. The meeting was a blow to the authority a few weeks after the white team began its dominance in Champions Leaguewith four victories in five copies, which was marked by Pep Guardiola.
The coach was acknowledged in the book “Her Pep” by Spanish journalist Marti Perarnau and edited by Corner. He abandoned his principles as a coach, was more offensive than he would like and ended up receiving four goals from “athletes”, rating footballers real madrid before the tie.
However, this judiciary is the only one in its history against real madrid at Champions League. In the 2010-2011 season, also in the semi-finals, at the head F.C.B He managed to eliminate Mourinho’s Real Madrid in a draw that witnessed everything in the press conferences for both, in addition to the aggressiveness on the pitch.
Barcelona scored a good 0-2 victory in the first leg, drew 1-1 at the Camp Nou and entered the final which they won. Manchester United. His stage in the Barcelona team ended with 15 matches against the white team, in which he won nine, drew four and lost only two; With special memories of the 2-6 victories at the Bernabéu and 5-0 at Barcelona.
Without much controversy Pep Guardiola Face real madrid In 2020, already as a team coach Manchester. A round of 16 matches has been marked, like everything since that year, by the coronavirus pandemic.
The first leg was played in Santiago Bernabeu show Kevin De Bruyne s Gabriel Jesus It led to the score 1-2 for the English, a result they repeated at home in the second leg, six months later due to stopping football, after two big mistakes by the French. Raphael Varane.
After two seasons, he is back to measure his strength against his favorite opponent in terms of numbers. 41 goals and 25 net goals in 20 matches between their teams and real madridAnd hostility from Real Madrid fans who will certainly appear to them from the stands Santiago Bernabeu This Wednesday.
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