The fiancee of Oleksandr Zinchenko has branded Man City’s unceremonious exit from the Champions League at the hands of Lyon as “completely Pep Guardiola’s fault”
Manchester City’s Champions League exit ‘completely Guardiola’s fault’, claims Zinchenko’s fiancee
By switching to a three-man defence, the head coach cost his side a spot in the European semi-finals, according to the Ukrainian reporter
The fiancee of utility man Oleksandr Zinchenko has branded ‘s unceremonious exit from the at the hands of underdogs as “completely Pep Guardiola’s fault”.
The Catalan coach saw his side ousted from Europe in shock circumstances, the favourites losing 3-1 to the lesser-fancied French outfit, who were themselves eventually dumped out of the competition by finalists .
Guardiola generally deploys his teams in either a 4-3-3 or 4-2-3-1 system, but opted to switch to three at the back for their crunch clash with OL.
Zinchenko’s other half, presenter Vlada Sedan, believes that deviating from the norm is what ultimately cost City in their quest for elusive European silverware.
“You saw what happened,” Sedan said on her official YouTube channel. “I’m not a football player, not a coach, not a critic or an analyst. I understand that my opinion is not authoritative.
“Perhaps I have no right to say this, and perhaps Zinchenko will forbid me. But to put it…
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