Just in the season, Man City proved they are the brightest candidates for the championship that is considered the most difficult planet.
Rafael Benitez has never been terrified by any powerful opponent. If the opponent surpasses his team in every way, with an immense level of distance that cannot be leveled, he also conceals a very good fear.
That’s why Premier League clubs want to hear Benitez share his “know-how”, because Newcastle is the closest team to beat Man City in the domestic league. Benitez did not show any pride or attempt to hide his career.
Of course, his more specialized ideas are not so bleak. “Defeating Man City is possible,” Benitez said. But it requires two things: a perfect match and the help of luck. The players of the opponent must show the optimal performance, and the player of Pep Guardiola suddenly malfunctioned. Otherwise, all preparations will become meaningless.
That comment is not too words. Man City is dead with the Premier League rivals last season. Liverpool, Mr. King of Europe, playing a perfect asymptotic season. They finish with 97 points – the highest in the club’s history. They only lost exactly one match for the whole season, but still only finished second.
The championship last season was the eloquent message for the quality of the team that coach Guardiola built, with a meticulous plan and a frightening effect in the way he pinned the students’ brains. The statistics about them are amazing. In the past two years, Man City have won 201 in 231 maximum points – including the opening round of the season where Man City beat West Ham 5-0 recently. They lost only six in 77 rounds, scoring 206 goals and conceding 50 goals. Exceptionally British has never witnessed any more destructive machine than that.