After a technically modest first run, he scored Manchester City Who was ranked fourteenth last November before a wonderful series, his two goals in the second half by returning Argentine Sergio Aguero (57) And the young Spaniard Ferrand Torres (59).
A Spanish coach to City Pep Guardiola Eight changes to the squad that beat Paris Saint-Germain The Frenchman 2-1 in his home, Wednesday, in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final, in order to rest them before the second leg of Tuesday in Manchester.
And it was Man City He won his first title this season by winning the League Cup by beating Tottenham 1-0, then returned with his victory over St. Germain, to come close to qualifying for his first continental final in the most prominent competition, knowing that he had failed to skip the quarter-finals in the past three seasons. He also reached the semi-finals of the National Cup, where he was knocked out against Chelsea.
The first half did not witness serious opportunities, with the exception of one for Belgian Christian Benteke from close range away from City goalkeeper Ederson (28), so that coach Roy Hodgson’s team, who ranked thirteenth in the standings, entered the dressing rooms, tying with City.
It was the first time in 21 games that City failed to hit the opponent’s goal in the first half.
In the second half, City exposed his fangs, showing his true face.
Within two minutes, he scored two goals, the first through his historic goalscorer Aguero, preparing inside the cross-section of French left-back Benjamin. MindyThen, half a missile plane launched it into the roof of the goal (57), raising his tally to four goals this season and 258 in the history of his participation with City.
After 83 seconds, young Spaniard Ferrand Torres doubled the numbers with a smart floor in the far corner (59).
And Guardiola had complained before the match about the crowds of matches this season, “There are many confrontations in a short time. On our land, outside our stadium, on our land, travel …”. “You can’t have one game. We don’t have time to rest more than a day or two,” he said.
And City raised its score under Guardiolas supervision, who is coming in 2016, to 700 goals in various competitions, a difference of more than 157 goals from his closest pursuers from the English clubs.