Man City coach Pep Guardiola blames Erling Haaland’s peculiar situation after the Manchester United defeat

Erling Haaland, Norway’s Vikings, occupied the Superstar livery at the Etihad Stadium after signing his contract following a move from German club Borussia Dortmund to English giants Manchester City.

Haaland already has 22 goals and 3 assists in the current Premier League season, matching last season’s Golden Boot winner Mo Salah and Heung Min Son’s tally at a breathtaking pace after only playing half the games and he’s scoring goals at a rate no one has ever seen coming.

However, Haaland remained goalless for three games in a row before scoring against Spurs to raise questions from critics and Pep Guardiola has worries while the Spaniard shouldered all the responsibility.

“Maybe we need to find him a bit more in the final third. He dropped low, knowing [Luke] Shaw or [Raphael] Varane would follow him,” Guardiola said after Man United’s defeat.

Obviously, Manchester City players are feeling the effects of a hectic World Cup schedule involving 16 of the Citizens, surpassed only by Barcelona, ​​and the Premier League champions need to find the key after several poor games.

“Haaland had to fall deep because his players didn’t give him those balls to run. On several occasions Haaland makes the run but we decide to pass back. We had a lot of clear chances to get Haaland going but we didn’t do it and it’s our fault. We got what we asked for.” – Pep spoke.

A loss to local rivals left Man City in distress and title hopes dwindled as the day wore on. City have had four PL titles in the last five years and to emulate the show they have to find Erling Haaland’s feet quite often.

“We played really well with Erling Haaland. To play better, give him as many balls as possible.” – Guardiola ended his press conference. Man City coach Pep Guardiola blames Erling Haaland’s peculiar situation after the Manchester United defeat

Chris Estrada

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