Pep Guardiola on Zinedine Zidane: ?When you think that you?ve got one of his tactical plans covered he?ll hit you with another? - football

Pep Guardiola on Zinedine Zidane: ?When you think that you?ve got one of his tactical plans covered he?ll hit you with another?



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Guardiola speaks to the press about the game tomorrow Pep Guardiola?s press conference was earlier today, before Zidane?s. Pep spoke about Zidane?s tactics, Ramos?s absence, and more.
We?ve outlined Zidane?s press conference here; and Varane?s press conference here.
Here are the most important Guardiola quotes:

On his set up, and preparing for Zinedine Zidane?s tactics:

Quite often managers plan for games but in the end the game speaks for itself. you can set up a certain way but the way the game develops dictates how you will play. We want to impose our own style, whether we are defending or playing on the counter or Madrid are countering. We want to take the game to certain areas of the field where we can hurt Madrid and show the qualities of our players. I hope we can prove Courtois is in good form by giving him a very busy evening but we also know there may be periods where we have to defend. The situation on the night will determine things. It?s difficult to know when you think that you?ve got one of his tactical plans covered he?ll hit you with another or revert. It is already very difficult to analyse tactics. In the dim and distant past we played the first leg and what we can remember from that we will put to good use. Since then, we?ve watched all Madrid?s games since La Liga restarted so we?ve spoken about how we think Madrid might approach this game but what we have done more is speak as a squad abo...
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