“Everyone in this country is for Liverpool – including the media, everyone,” said Guardiola after the 5-0 about Newcastle to “Bein Sports“. Due to the Knaps of the Reds against Tottenham Hotspur and his own canteen victory, Guardiola’s team holds three points ahead and three outstanding games all trump cards in their own hands.

In his opinion, however, Guardiola does not have the sympathy on his side, “because Liverpool has an incredible story in European competitions,” said the Spaniard – and sent a small tip towards Field Road: “Not in the Premier League, there You only won one title in 30 years. “

Pep Guardiola claims 'everyone supports Liverpool' as Man City go three points clear in title race
City, on the other hand, could celebrate the fourth title within five years. “We have been there for eleven or twelve years,” continued Guardiola. “I know we are sometimes uncomfortable, but I don’t care that people treat it more Liverpool than us. It’s not a problem.”

Walker, Stones and Ruben slides fail

However, Guardiola has to play the last three season games without a defense trio. For Ruben Dias, who was injured in the victory over Newcastle, the season ran as well as for Kyle Walker and John Stones. But that is also “not a problem in our situation,” said Guardiola. “If Rodri has to play the position, it’s not a problem – or if someone from the academy is.”