Forget for a moment the Champions League, Liverpool City Shutter Weekend
Manchester – Manchester City after a blow received defeated Barcelona 1-2 in the Champions League. The Citizens should not linger slumped as soon face another tough game at Liverpool headquarters.
City directly behind two goals in the first half with goals from Luis Suarez. The home team even played with 10 players after Gael Clichy was given a second yellow card in the 74th minute before it could reduce the score by Sergio Aguero.
Success Joe Hart dismissed Lionel Messi penalty in injury time keeping the City remain ‘live’ until the second leg. City need to win at least 2-0 at the Camp Nou to qualify for the quarterfinals. Although it is not easy for the City was not impossible to achieve.
“We always say to look at the positive side and I think the rescue Hart is significant,” said Clichy in the Mirror.
“I did not say that tomorrow’s game will be easy but it was definitely a score of 2-1 is different to 3-1 and we have to look forward.”
After Barcelona, the City again face a crucial match in the Premier League with against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday (03/01/2015). Five points adrift of Chelsea at the top, the City should be able to keep a distance of at the same time raising capital for the sake of the trip to Spain.
“(For) now, the Champions League is over and we have to come to Liverpool,” said the French defender.
“We have the quality to do something and we will try our best and hopefully get something from the game this weekend.”