Xavi reckons Guardiola will 'prioritise the Champions League'

Friday, 03 Jan, 2020

Lys Mousset has scored five goals this season after hitting the back of the net just three times in the Premier League in three years while at Bournemouth, while John Fleck is impressing during his debut top flight campaign and has four goals in 17 games.

Runaway leader Liverpool is not in action until Thursday against Sheffield United.

"Who cares about points in December? Of course he wants to work on his end product and all the last bits".

"We said at half-time that we had the chance to kill the game and we just weren't able to", said Pulisic. That would be really insane.

The 25-year-old centre-back has not played for the defending Premier League champions since injuring knee ligaments on the last day of August.

Pep Guardiola has no doubt Manchester City are the team of the past decade - but he believes catching Liverpool this season may require divine intervention. They have dropped points on just one occasion in the 2019/20 season, and while their performances have not always been glamorous they are nearly unendingly effective.

"I was rude", the Spurs boss told the BBC.

"It's unrealistic to think about Liverpool, we think about Leicester". "I feel like I've got unfinished business". Can Liverpool win the first Premier League title of the new decade?

"Every season is the same, TV decides and we have to adapt", Guardiola said as per Football 365. The exceptions? Liverpool on all three occasions.

If the Reds avoid defeat against Sheffield United at Anfield they will have gone 12 months without losing a league match and former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recently compared them to his "Invincibles" side of the 2003-04 season.

"Last year when he (Wilder) won manager of the year, I thought; 'Guardiola won four titles".

Roared on by the home crowd, the South Korean exchanged passes with Stephane Sessegnon before coolly rounding Joe Hart and tucking the ball home to give Sunderland an unlikely victory and complete a New Year's weekend of upsets in the Premier League.

At the midway point of the season, Jurgen Klopp's charges sit 13 points clear at the top of the league standings and are well on their way to securing a first-ever Premier League title.

"He joked with Klopp that maybe Manchester City and Liverpool should swap trophies this year - but there was some truth in that joke, I think".

The newly-promoted side now sit eighth in the table and just six points off the top four.

As well as the example above, the Red Devils were also crowned champions of England in 2000/01, when they held an 11-point lead and their seven-point gaps were enough in both 2006/07 and 2012/13.

Several teams claimed some much-needed wins to gain important points under their belt.