Man City Vs Napoli, Guardiola Wary of “Pressing” The Guest Team
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed that high-pressure Napoli presses can kill his team. That’s what makes him prepare a special time for his troops to learn the game team from the city of Naples.
Both teams will meet in the third matchday of the Champions League group stage at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday (18/10/2017). Kubu Man City really wary of representatives of Italy after Il Partenopei perfect appearance for eight weeks premiere in the domestic competition with perfect raihan so firmly at the top Serie A standings.
Guardiola revealed that he will show the Man City players how dangerous how to play Napoli.
“I will show my players on Monday and Tuesday how good the game is played by Napoli,” said Guardioala quoted from Skysport.com.
“I will show it, as I show the players how to play Shakhtar Donetsk, how good they are.”
The former Barcelona coach also revealed that the Napoli game is very similar to their previous opponent, Shaktar Donetsk. However, the Italian team is more deadly because more oppressive opponent.
“Napoli is very similar to Shakhtar in terms of the game but the difference is where Shakhtar may be less waiting, while Napoli are killing by high pressing,” said the former Bayern Munich coach.
“I am very happy to have a chance to play against such an opponent,” added the Spaniard.
Napoli, despite a perfect record in the Italian league, just ranked third in Group F in the Champions League. Il Partenopei collected three points from two games.
The Italian deputy suffered a 2-1 defeat of Shakhtar Donetsk on the first matchday before beating Dutch representative Feyenoord. Meanwhile Man City leads Group F with six points on two wins over Feyenoord and Shakhtar.