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After a hard fought draw in the Champions League, Group stage match against the German side club Borussia Mönchengladbach on Thursday, the Manchester City’s head coach Pep Guardiola congratulated his side.
"I'm so happy to be in @ChampionsLeague Last 16. We can focus on @premierleague"
"Felicidades al equipo. Logramos el objetivo del @ManCity" pic.twitter.com/9yU0PYPLZU
— PepTeam (@PepTeam) November 23, 2016
And the Spaniard is pleased and believes that City can turn their attentions towards the Premier League title race with Champions League progress in the bag following a 1-1 draw at Borussia-Park on 24th Nov, Thursday.
The 30-year-old Spain international David Silva scored the equalizer on the stroke of half-time for Manchester City, who fell behind when Raffael drove home emphatically for the hosts.
But the second half went to a different level as Borussia Mönchengladbach’s midfielder Lars Stindl and Manchester City's midfelder Fernandinho were sent off in quick succession.
The Spanish champion FC Barcelona’s win over Celtic at Parkhead means Manchester City are through to the last 16 as runners-up in Group C behind the LaLiga champions.
And Manchester City’s boss Pep Guardiola is happy with the Champions League draw against the German side because Guardiola knows how difficult that team [Gladbach] is.
As Gurdiola said,
"Of course, I was training here in Germany and I know how difficult that team [Gladbach] is.
"But we did it, so big congratulations to the team."