Posted by on January 8, 2019 9:50 am
Categories: µ Newsjones

• Guardiola accused on Anfield Wrap podcast over Etihad pitch
• ‘I never made a call to say do this to damage our opponents’

Pep Guardiola has denied a claim that the grass on the Etihad Stadium pitch was left long to slow down Liverpool during Manchester City’s 2-1 win last Thursday.

Guardiola said about the assertion on the Anfield Wrap podcast: “I’m not the greenkeeper. I never did – if they want to play quick, we want to play quicker; always we try to put water [on] but it’s not necessary here because of the weather.

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