City Difficulty in the First Round due to Impatience and Frenzied Rhythm
Pep Guardiola mentions two things that make Manchester City trouble in the first round action against West Ham United A66bet.com. That is because the impatient and slow tempo.
City struggled in the first half at home to West Ham and won 2-1 at Etihad Stadium on Sunday (3/12/2017). The Citizens difficulty unpacking discipline and meeting the guest’s defense, then even conceded at the end of the round.
Of a total of 24 trials released by City throughout the game, only six were recorded in the first half. Only one leads to goal, out of a total of eight shots on target during the match.
City manager Pep Guardiola rate in the first half, his team too hasty. Meanwhile, West Ham use it with constantly slow tempo, to make City increasingly impatient in playing.
“We started very well but lost patience, we had no rhythm after that because Adrian held off 30 seconds each time he held the ball,” Guardiola told the BBC.
“It’s similar to some of the last matches, in the second half I think that we will score goals – that’s a massive goal, they play with 10 men inside the penalty box, it’s almost impossible to penetrate.”
“This is a big win, this result shows what we are like,” he added.