Monday 27 January 2020
Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola called on the fans to attend the crowd to support the team in the upcoming derby match against its neighbor Manchester United, tomorrow, Wednesday, in the second leg of the English Football Association Cup semi-final.
Manchester City beat Manchester United 3-1 in the first leg, and looks forward to confirming its superiority through the return match scheduled at Al-Ittihad stadium on Wednesday evening.
Guardiolas call came after the match that ended in Manchester City’s victory over Fulham 4 / zero Sunday evening in the fourth round of the FA Cup, witnessed the presence of about 39 thousand and 200 fans, knowing that Al-Ittihad stadium accommodates 55 thousand fans.
“Now we are getting ready to face Manchester United. I hope our fans can come and fill the stadium,” Guardiola said in comments published by Sky Sports on Monday.
Guardiola added that enthusiasm is always present in the Premier League, stressing that the team is still within the framework of competition and struggles every day.
“Now, our ambition is for the next match, which is the second leg in the League Cup, and we aim to qualify for the final, that is what we are seeking.”