The Catalan coach was once again eliminated from the Champions League in the round of the best eight, being the third consecutive time with City to lose in that instance.
With defeat before Olympique de Lyon 3-1 in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, Manchester City again he was left empty-handed in this instance of the continental contest.
This situation has already turned into something more than a suffering for Pep Guardiola: It is his third consecutive start in this phase with the Citizens in the maximum continental competition.
The Catalan coach’s negative streak began in the 2017/18 season and continues to the present, after the fall to Lyon.
Previously, as coach of Barcelona and Bayern Munich, the Spaniard had not had problems in the quarterfinals of the tournament: he had made it through that round seven times out of seven.
3 – Since progressing from his first seven Champions League quarter-finals as a manager with Barcelona and FC Bayern München, Pep Guardiola has been eliminated in each of his three appearances at this stage of the competition with Man City (17-18, 18- 19 & 19-20). Crushing. #UCL pic.twitter.com/szeEW7qLWG
– OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) August 15, 2020
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