Manchester City (Man City), the strongest player in the English Premier League (EPL), is on the verge of a treble for the first time in four years.
Man City is on the verge of winning the 2022-23 EPL. At the end of the season, he won 11 consecutive wins, surpassing Arsenal and leading the EPL (85 points). If you win the match against Chelsea at midnight on the 21st (Korean time)스포츠토토, you can confirm your own championship. If they lose, Manchester City will win if Arsenal lose to Nottingham Forest. Chelsea are not difficult opponents in terms of Man City’s power at the peak.
The league is not all that Manchester City, the strongest player in the EPL, is on the verge of winning. It also reached the final of the UEFA Champions League (UCL). Inter Milan competed for the championship cup ‘Big Year’. He also reached the final of the English Football Association FA Cup. The opponent is Manchester United.
If Man City catches all the ‘three rabbits’, it will be a treble in 4 years after winning the League Cup, regular league and FA Cup in the 2018-19 season. In addition, following Manchester United in the 1998-99 season, it is the second time in English men’s football history to achieve a treble including UCL championship.
Elling Haaland (third from left) and the Man City squad rejoice after scoring the third goal in the UEFA Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid on the 18th (Korean time). AP = Yonhap News
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola said at a press conference held on the 20th, the day before the match against Chelsea, that he would not lose tension until the end. It is true that the treble is right in front of you, but it is also true that you can miss all three if you are not careful. As the ball is round, it is unknown until the end how Manchester City’s report card will end.
“Tennis players say the hardest part is to serve for points to win Wimbledon,” Guardiola said. “Winning the most important competition, the Premier League, is in our hands against Chelsea,” he added.
Coach Guardiola greatly praised the mentality of the team, which achieved a remarkable turnaround with 11 consecutive wins at the end of the season. “Now that we’re on the verge of winning the title, everyone talks about mental strength, but our players had the same mentality when they lost,” he said. I knew it was possible,” he praised.