Pep Guardiola admits that Inter can beat Manchester City, as he watched some of the games of Nerazzurri recently. The Spanish tactician is impressed by Inter’s performances and said that they will be a threat. Manchester City are the favorites for the final, but Guardiola is not disregarding Inter, who look like a different team in the cup competitions. The City boss was impressed to see how Inter operate in some situations, and will not take them lightly.
The former Barcelona manager lost to Mourinho’s Inter in 2010 and praised that Inter have won the trophy three times. Meanwhile, Manchester City are yet to win one. Also, he likes how the Inter players’ body language is during the big games. City are enjoying a dream season so far, and are on the road to complete the treble with the League already secured. Meanwhile, Inter are looking to win a cup treble. With Coppa Italia and the Champions League final in front of them.
Guardiola impressed with Inter and admits they can beat City
The City manager knows the mentality of Italian players and their culture. He played for a couple of seasons and has faced some big Italian teams in the Champions League. Moreover, he said there is no surprise that there are three teams from Serie A in the European finals. Also, he talked with his Italian friends, who alerted him about Inter’s potential.
The Nerazzurri have been the real dark horse as they surprised everyone at every stage of the competition. Firstly, they managed to come out of the group of death that had Barcelona and Bayern Munich. The Nerazzurri managed to draw at Camp Nou and won at the San Siro. While they beat the tournament favorites Benfica, who were unbeaten until they met Inter. Now, after 13 years, they are in the finals after getting past their eternal rivals AC Milan.