Guardiola: Winning treble is more difficult than Champions League Featured

19 May 2019
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Pep Guardiola feels Manchester City’s clean sweep of domestic trophies is harder than winning the Champions League but predicted the feat will be achieved again.

Guardiola’s side routed Watford 6-0 at Wembley on Saturday to add the FA Cup title to the EFL Cup and Premier League the club won earlier in the season.

City opened the campaign by winning the Community Shield with a quarter-final Champions League exit to Tottenham their only failure of a history-making year in which they achieved a feat never previously completed by an English club.

“[It is] one of the best seasons I have experienced as a manager. I wouldn’t say the best but one of them for sure,” Guardiola told a news conference.

“Playing all competitions and after what incredible teams have done in this country to be the first – it means if one team is able then one will repeat sooner or later but we are first.

“I love the Champions League but to do that is more difficult than to win the Champions League.

By Ayodele Emaye

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