Guardiola says tactical switch powered Man City to top of Premier LeagueSport — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


Manchester City’s Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester City at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths / POOL / AFP)

Pep Guardiola says a return to a tried-and-tested formula has helped propel Manchester City back to the Premier League summit.

City, who lead city rivals Manchester United by a point with a game in hand, are strong favourites to win a third English top-flight title in four years.

Guardiola’s men, who host Sheffield United on Saturday, will hope to avoid the fate of their Manchester rivals, who lost 2-1 at home to the bottom side in midweek.

The City boss, speaking at his pre-match press conference on Friday, said he had switched tactics after a patchy start to the season.

His side is now on an 11-match winning run in the Premier League and has won their past seven games.

“I didn’t like the way we…

Source: Guardian Newspaper