Pep Guardiola blamed by Man City fans for Champions League defeat

Pep Guardiola blamed by Man City fans for Champions League defeat

- Pep Guardiola has been blamed by fans for Manchester City's defeat against Lyon

- Fans were not happy with the way the Citizens were sent of of the Champions League

- They claimed Guardiola has no excuse not to deliver despite huge spending at the Etihad

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Pep Guardiola has been blasted by the club's fans for the Citizens' defeat in the Champions League quarterfinal against French side Lyon.

The Premier League side crashed out in the Champions League after losing 1-3 against Lyon in which Manchester City players wasted many scoring chances.

Winger Raheem Sterling should have scored at least two goals for Manchester City in the first half considering the chances he had, but the Englishman wasted all the opportunities.

Moussa Dembele came on from the bench to score two late goals that condemned Manchester City to a defeat as Lyon will now be preparing for their semifinal game against Bayern Munich.

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City fans have now kicked against Pep Guardiola's selection for the Champions League game against Lyon which they lost.

Pep Guardiola left out winger Riyad Mahrez and played three at the back for the one-legged quarter-final tie.

English youngster Phil Foden was another noticeable absentee from the line-up despite his superb form for the Citizens at the 2019/20 Premier League season.

A fan even took to social media to call Pep Guardiola a 'fraud' after the defeat against Lyon in the Champions League.

Pep Guardiola blamed by Man City fans for Champions League defeat
Pep Guardiola blamed by Man City fans for Champions League defeat (photo: Getty)
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Earlier, had reported how Premier League giants Manchester City are now reportedly ready to pay whatever it takes for them to lure Barcelona legend Lionel Messi to the Etihad stadium this summer.

This comes hours after the Citizens were sent out of the Champions League losing against Lyon 3-1 in the quarterfinal of the competition.

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After losing their Premier League title to Liverpool at the 2019/20 season, Manchester City shifted their attention to the Champions League with the hope of going far.

But the Citizens will now have to start planning for next season for the possibility of them fighting for the Champions League title.

However, Lyon who sent Manchester City out of the Champions League will face Bayern Munich who have been superb this term in Europe.

According to the report on Mirror, Manchester City chiefs are ready to tempt Barcelona by offering them any amount they want for them to have Lionel Messi this summer.

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