Pep Guardiola was furious as Riyad Mahrez missed a golden opportunity in Manchester City’s 3-0.
Pep Guardiola was spotted raging at Riyad Mahrez. After the winger wasted a chance to kill off Real Madrid in their Champions League semi-final clash.
Manchester City quickly found themselves 2-0 up. At the Etihad against the iconic Los Blancos courtesy of a second-minute Kevin De Bruyne header and Gabriel Jesus’ 11th-minute strike. But the Premier League leaders could have easily been three goals up but for terrible decision-making by Mahrez.
The ball fell to the 31-year-old on the counter-attack as he drove toward the Real Madrid penalty area. But with De Bruyne and Phil Foden to his left for support. The Algerian decided to go for goal himself rather than squaring it for a tap-in. the UFABET report
Champions League semi-final win over Real Madrid. The first match was the “Blues”
who were leading 2-0 in the first 11 minutes from Kevin De Bruyne and Gabriel Jesus
in the 26th minute of the match. They had a golden opportunity to shoot down 3-0 with the moment to win the ball and Madrid’s defences were scattered all over. Found a counterattack 3 to 1, which Riyad Mahrez brought the ball to the right. As for the second post, there are De Bruyne and Phil Foden waiting to finish, but the 31-year-old chose to shoot himself.
His shot hit the net. Which at this moment made Guardiola get up and out loud
Minutes after, Karim Benzema fired Real Madrid 2-1 before the match ended 4-3.
Rio Ferdinand said it was not surprising that Guardiola would be in a rage at this moment:
“Riyad Mahrez should not have chosen to shoot the top right triangle. It’s that simple If he looked up, he would see Phil Foden standing vacant on the left. and can be easily tapped in
“It makes sense that Pep Guardiola is raging on the edge of the line”