Pep Guardiola says his Manchester Metropolis facet will bounce again from their disappointing Champions League elimination by the hands of Actual Madrid on Wednesday evening.
Metropolis traveled to the Spanish capital main the tie 4-3 from the primary leg performed at Etihad final week, and for a second gave the impression to be on their solution to the ultimate after Riyad Mahrez gave them the lead with 20 minutes to go.
Actual nevertheless battled again to attain two late objectives and drive the tie into further time, the place Karim Benzema scored the winner from the spot.
Talking after the match, Guardiola stated his gamers can be prepared to reply on the weekend, as their attentions flip again to the Premier League title race.
“We want time now,” he stated.
“One or two days, however we’ll rise, we’ll come up. We have now to do it, with our folks.
“The gamers gave all the pieces, we had been so shut however, in the long run, we couldn’t do it. In historical past, in all sports activities, this sort of state of affairs occurs.
“That feeling while you arrive on the finish with quarter-hour, and you’re completely dominated with lots of issues created by the opponent didn’t occur.
“They discovered it and after one minute later, the opposite one.
“When their folks supporting them, it’s a little bit tougher and after, the penalty that I didn’t watch, made the distinction.”
Metropolis face Newcastle in a match they can not afford to drop factors with Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool solely a degree behind.