Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola challenges for the title of the first coach to have won the treble twice.메이저놀이터
Manchester City, led by Guardiola, will face Inter Milan in the 2022-23 season UEFA Champions League final at 4:00 am (Korean time) on the 11th at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey.
Manchester City won the English Premier League and the FA Cup this season. In a situation where you lift two trophies, if you hold the Champions League big year in your heart, you will complete the great record of treble.
If Manchester City reach the top of the Champions League, it will enjoy the second honor as an English club after Manchester United in 1999. It will be the 9th club in Europe as a whole.
Guardiola could rewrite his football history. So far, no leader has achieved the treble twice. Guardiola led Barcelona in the 2008-09 season and won the Spanish Primera Liga, the Spanish King’s Cup (Copa del Rey) and the Champions League.
At the time, even though he was a rookie coach who took charge of the Barcelona first team for the first time, he dominated European football by perfecting the tiki-taka tactic with Lionel Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Andres Iniesta, and Thierry Henry. During the four years leading Barcelona, he left an outstanding record, including three La Liga titles, two King’s Cup titles, two Champions League titles, and two UEFA Super Cup titles.
After 14 years, I took the chance of treble again. Ahead of the final, when asked about the secret to his success, Guardiola humbly replied, “There are good players.” “There was Messi before, and now there is Elling Haaland. This is my success,” he said, laughing. “I’m not kidding. If you have great players, you can coach for a long time.”
As Guardiola said, the winning card for Manchester City is Holland. Since joining this season, he has scored a total of 52 goals, including 36 in the Premier League and 12 in the Champions League. As for Haaland, who has not scored in the last four games, he did not take it seriously, saying, “The only person who doubts him is you, the reporter who asked the question.”