Guardiola’s Future with Manchester City
Guardiola’s future with Manchester City is settled at the club after the Citizens lost the Champions League in favor of Chelsea.
Pep Guardiola failed to lead Manchester City to the Champions League title this season 2020/2021.
City lost to Chelsea 1-0 in the final match on Saturday at Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal.
Opta, a statistics network, revealed that Guardiola lost his first final with Manchester City. His coaching career with the English team began in 2016.
This is Pep’s second loss in his coaching career in a final. His first was losing to Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final in the 2010-2011 season.
Opta stated that Guardiola lost for the third time in a row against Chelsea, led by coach Thomas Tuchel.
This is how Guardiola equaled his negative record by losing 3 consecutive times to Real Madrid when he was coach of Barcelona and against Liverpool in 2018.
An Urgent Decision from Manchester City regarding Guardiola’s Future
Manchester City made an urgent decision to support coach Pep Guardiola after losing the Champions League title to Chelsea.
Guardiola became the first coach to lose a final with Manchester City during his coaching career that began in 2016.
The official Manchester City account has posted a message on Twitter in support of Pep Guardiola.
This message conveyed the club’s confidence in pep to lead the team during the next season, despite the failure to achieve the UEFA Champions League title.
The club sent a message to Guardiola after the loss of the European title, saying: “We trust in you.”
It is worth noting that Pep Guardiola has already won the Champions League 3 times in his history as a coach and player.
The Spanish coach was able to win the title with Barcelona in 2009 and 2011.
Furthermore, he participated as a player in the Champions League win of the 1991-1992 season with Barca, after defeating Sampdoria with the well-known goal of Ronald Koeman.
In fact, Guardiola is one of only 7 people to win the Champions League as a player and coach.