Friday, May 12, 2023
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola expects his rival Arsenal to win his remaining three matches in the current season of the English Premier League “Premier League”, referring to the physical condition of Nathan Ake and Erling Haaland, the two team.
Guardiola said, in statements during the press conference that was held today, Friday, “Certainly Arsenal will win its remaining three matches in the English Premier League. I hope that it will stumble in all honesty, but it will collect 9 points.”
He added, “I do not understand the pressure of the match schedule, but I will not enter into an argument over this issue again. We have to adapt to the matter, and the schedule will remain the same.”
Manchester City is preparing to face Everton at Goodison Park the day after tomorrow, Sunday, in the 36th round of the English Premier League, while Arsenal plays against Brighton on the same day in the same round.
Manchester City tops the Premier League standings table with 82 points from 34 matches, outperforming Arsenal, second-placed who played one more game, by one point.
Thus, Manchester City has the opportunity to widen the difference to 4 points.
See the English Premier League standings table.-
Manchester City plays against Everton, Chelsea, Brighton, and Brentford, respectively, while Arsenal meets Brighton, Nottingham Forest, and Woverhampton.-
Guardiola said, “I think Nathan Ake’s condition has improved a lot, but I do not know his position on the Everton match. We have a training session during the next few hours, we will see what can happen.”
And about the possibility of Haaland being exhausted, the Spanish coach replied, “Haaland played a strong match against Real Madrid, and he could not have done that if he was exhausted. I think he is in good condition despite the pressure of the matches.”
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