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Guardiola: “we go to Dortmund not to defend.”

Pep hails Aguero ahead of his last game for City.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola said his side will go to Dortmund not to defend the first leg win as he admits they will do everything to win in Germany.

Guardiola side beat Dortmund 2-1 in the first leg of the Champions League at the Etihad stadium.

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Speaking to the media after the game the Catalan stated that his side will go to Dortmund to seek a win and not to defend the first leg win.

“Everything is guaranteed for us. Everybody believed we would win. We had an incredible commitment and desire to go through.

“Now we fly there at 2-1- always they score but we will adjust a few things we could not do today.

“In a calm way, the best way possible, the game we played and see what we can do better.

“We will go there to win the game. I ask the players to win the game. We did it and now we go to Dortmund not to defend.

“We will adjust our pressing, adjust our build up and play 90 minutes to try and reach the semi-final.”

The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager didn’t hesitate to praise his players for the performance in England last night.

“I want to congratulate the players,” Pep stated.

“How they stuck together. The quality of the opponent, not because we were not able to do it, how much we fought and stuck together to the end.

“We won in the end, now we know each other quite well. First Leeds, and then we will take time to see them and go there to win the game.”

Pep hails Aguero ahead of his last game for City.
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