While City will play the first C1 final in its history against Chelsea on Saturday, the Englishman is very confident about the chances of success.
Raheem Sterling believes Manchester City are unstoppable if they play at their best against Chelsea in Saturday’s Champions League final. Pep Guardiola’s side are playing a top meeting for the first time in the club’s history, which had never made it past the semi-finals before.
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The England winger remains confident despite losing in his last two matches against Thomas Tuchel’s Blues, in the FA Cup semi-finals and at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League. “The only thing that can stop us is ourselves, if I’m being honest”, said the 26-year-old, serene about the chances of his team.
“In the past, we didn’t get the chance we needed”
“It’s a game where I expect a tough test, but at the same time I expect us to do well. I think the camp is pretty relaxed.”, he added. The Englishman is hoping City’s Champions League luck has changed after a litany of controversial decisions has cost them dearly in previous seasons.
“In the past we didn’t have the chance we needed. There have been games we should have won and in some circumstances we didn’t. It’s football and why we are. let’s keep going and love it. This year we played well and also had the luck we needed. “
Particularly expensive and ambitious, the Manchester City project has been slow to bear fruit. If nothing is done yet, the English club have never been so close to achieving years of development. But beware, the Blues of Thomas Tuchel did not make the trip to Porto to make up the figure.