Why did Manchester City apologize to Liverpool?

Klopp and Guardiola have a good relationship (Michael Reagan/Getty)

The relationship between teams that compete in different leagues is usually very tense, like Marseille and Paris Saint-Germain in France, Barcelona and Real Madrid in Spain, Milan and Inter in Italy, but it seems that the two best Premier League teams in De time, Manchester City and Liverpool, opted for a completely different course.

After exchanging praise between the coaches of the two teams, the German Jurgen Klopp and the Spanish Pep Guardiola, before facing the two clubs, Manchester City decided, through the team’s spokesman, to apologize to Liverpool FC, after a group of fans of his team chant during a match. minute of silence, in honor of the victims The Hillsborough disaster happened 33 years ago, before referee Michael Oliver signaled the end of the stands.

“Manchester City are very disappointed with the behavior of some of their fans during the minute’s silence before the match,” the spokesman said.

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For his part, Pep Guardiola said: “They don’t represent us”, while Jurgen Klopp commented: “Mistake, it was very strange, but Manchester City apologized for that, and that’s fine.”

It is noteworthy that the two teams met on Saturday in the FA Cup semi-finals, with the “Reds” taking the victory with three goals to two.

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