The player wanted to play more, and the coach wanted him to stop running. The reason for the replacement explained by the coach was ‘tactical change’.
Manchester City, led by Josep Guardiola, beat Bayern Munich,토스카지노 led by Thomas Tuchel, 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium on the 12th at 4:00 am (Korean time) in the first leg of the 2022-2023 UEFA Champions League quarterfinals. won In the 23rd minute of the second half, Guardiola brought in Kevin De Bruyne, who complained of ankle pain, and put in Julian Alvarez to make a difference.
At the time of his replacement, De Bruyne expressed his desire to play more games. However, Guardiola replaced De Bruyne with Alvarez. It wasn’t that there was a great protest from the player, but it was a situation that could have hurt feelings.
Asked about the situation after the match, Guardiola said the substitution was “tactical”. There were also concerns about injuries, and it was Guardiola’s choice, who wanted to revitalize the team.
“I made a decision after watching the performance,” Guardiola said. “In that moment, we needed extra energy from Julian. I’m here to make a decision. That’s my greatest strength.”
Despite a 3-0 home win in the first leg, Guardiola promised to play well in the second leg away as well.
“We know what we have to do there. We have to do it really well. Bayern Munich can score three goals. I know that and the players know that too. Unbelievable results,” said the former manager of Bayern Munich. However, they are also the best team, so they have to play with great characteristics.”