Laporte praises Sane

Laporte praises Sane: "Leroy is a very good player and we know what he can do. I think he’s a great talent and we have to take care of him because he’s so good and can give us so much this year."

Mark Clattenburg on Otamendi handball

Mark Clattenburg: "Had referee Cerro Grande been able to take a second look at Nicolas Otamendi's handball, he may not have awarded Schalke their first spot-kick. It was not a clear and obvious penalty as there is a doubt over whether Otamendi deliberately handled the ball."

Man City show character

In away game against Schalke Guardiola because of Stones injury deployed tactics similar to game against Arsenal and played only three nominal defenders with Fernandinho playing as center back without ball and in more advance position in possession. Gundogan played as number six and David Silva and De Bruyne as number eight, In attack played... Continue Reading →

Leroy Sane on win

@LeroySane19: "The Schalke fans are really loud and good; they push the team. We knew it would be tough. But we never give up. We always want to keep going, keep fighting. We know what kind of quality we have in the team."

Pep on performance

Pep Guardiola: "I am delighted with the performance. The opponents didn't do too much. The opponents are good my friend. They have quality to create problems. And they didn't do too much. We played 20 mins 10 v 11."

Pep on penalties and VAR

Pep - Post #s04vcity: "I am a big fan of VAR. It's a penalty. The second one is a penalty too. Offside too. And the red card can be a red card. The result is good, but it’s not over. Hopefully our fans can help us in the second leg and hopefully we can improve."

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