Pep is upset about Saturday’s kickoff despite qualifying for the final.

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has confirmed his frustration at the team having to play on Saturday. Even though they just went through the European game on Wednesday. After the game that beat Chelsea 1-0. They advanced to the finals and had a chance to defend their FA Cup championship.

“It is unacceptable to let us play today.”UFABET

“It’s impossible with the health of the players, it’s not normal, it’s unacceptable. 120 emotional minutes against Madrid and then we lost. To be honest. I know it’s special (the FA Cup) for this country. But it must be for the health of the players as well. I don’t understand how we survived today.”

Asked if he had discussed the matter with officials. Pep

He replied:

“Do you think making a claim will change anything? The only power I have is to speak here. Why don’t we play tomorrow? Chelsea, Manchester United, Coventry didn’t play midweek games.”

“I think a lot. I remember two seasons ago we had games against Dortmund on Wednesday and Liverpool on Saturday (FA Cup semi-final). They led us 3-0 at half time, they destroyed. “

“Mentally it is very difficult to recover from Rodri and the way he played today. Kyle (Walker) who has been injured for several weeks. I don’t understand how they survived.”

“We want to play football. We love to play football. But it’s too much.”

“We defend our championship. We are here.”

“They killed us in the transition from defense to attack. The game is very heavy. I’m thinking about extra time or not, please.”

Talk about what he told the players. “Don’t fight your feelings. If you’re sad, you’re sad. If you’re disappointed, you’re sad.” You’re disappointed. I’m sorry. I’m very sorry. We played a great game. I say if you’re sad then play with your sadness.”