Pep Guardiola mentioned he is not going to watch Manchester United’s sport in opposition to West Bromwich Albion on Sunday when his Manchester Metropolis facet might doubtlessly seal the Premier League title, however as an alternative he will likely be having fun with a spherical of golf along with his son.
Metropolis can win the title on Sunday if Jose Mourinho’s males lose to West Brom or on Wednesday if they’re crushed by Bournemouth.
Requested if he’ll verify the rating, Guardiola mentioned: “I have a golf game with my son — bogey, double bogey, birdie. We will see. Football is unpredictable but normally United will beat West Brom. It doesn’t matter.”
Metropolis are 16 factors forward of United with 5 video games to go after beating fourth-place Tottenham’s Three-1 on Saturday, solely their second house lack of the season.
“Before the derby [lost 3-1 against Manchester United] it was in our hands,” Guardiola mentioned after the sport at Wembley. “We’ve one other probability however when one workforce in November, December has to listen to every single day they’re already champions, it’s so difficult to give attention to what we now have to do.
“Folks say it was an enormous failure, what occurred final week, however they do not perceive the fact of soccer.
“In a competition like the Champions League, with decisions and good opponents in both games we could not complete closely against Liverpool but for the rest of the season we were outstanding. The guys are incredible.”
“You can win the Champions League in seven games, the league is 10 months. I’m sorry, it’s much more important what these guys have done this season. Hopefully we can celebrate with our fans against Swansea and be champions because they deserve it.”
ESPN FC’s Manchester Metropolis correspondent Jonathan Smith contributed to this report
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