MANCHESTER – Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini said his team understand that they can not rely on yourself, relating to the opportunity to qualify for the Champions League last 16. Even so, according to Pellegrini, his team will still try to do my best, whatever the outcome.
This is related to a 3-2 victory achieved by the City when melakoni fifth Champions League Group against Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, Tuesday (11/25/2014). All the goals scored Sergio Aguero City (22, 85, 90 + 1), while the goal Bayern created Xabi Alonso (40) and Robert Lewandowski (45).
The first goal Aguero scored from the penalty spot. Penalty given after Medhi Benatia violated Aguero. For violations of it too, Benatia get a red card.
With the victory, the City moved up to third with five points, the same as CSKA in fourth position and Roma in second place. The Bayern are top of the standings with 12 points.
In the sixth matchday of the group phase, the City will be visited Roma and Bayern entertain CSKA. If City and CSKA win-win, CSKA will qualify, because of its superior record of the meeting of the City. After a 2-2 draw at Arena Khimki on October 21, 2014, the City lost 1-2 at the Etihad Stadium on November 5, 2014.
“There are many options depend on what can CSKA did against Bayern Munich. We always feel positive. However, we do not rely on what you can do,” said Pellegrini.
“If CSKA win in Germany, they will qualify. So, no matter what’s important we can do. However, we certainly tried to take advantage of the opportunities that we have sampain end and the best way is to try to win,” he added.