He added: "Obviously it's more hard when the other team has 11 behind the ball, it takes more time, but the late goals are evidence of them getting exhausted with the way that we play".
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As a result of this, the Ivorian has been allowed to dream of a second Champions League victory under Guardiola's tutelage, following the duo's victory with Barcelona in 2009.
Madrid finished the 2011-12 season as champions and Guardiola, worn out by the constant sniping, stepped down at Camp Nou and would not resurface at Bayern Munich for another year.
Gabriel Jesus also spoke on a next weekend's derby match against United, which he expects to be different: "It will be a good game, a great game, great players, great players". City eventually finished third as United trailed home in sixth place, but Mourinho could reflect on the season with greater satisfaction after leading his team to a League Cup and Europa League double. "They wouldn't come out for the game, they came for the counterattack only". "Our game idea is always the same, and with this type of game we must have a lot of patience and precision when attacking".More news: Target Lets You Pay With New 'Wallet' Mobile Payment System
"I hope they win it". Given the amount of times they have come up with late winners recently, you would have to say the omens are good. "It's a competition, you want to play against the best teams and the best players", the City talisman added.
With Mark Noble absent, Fernandes proved what he can alongside Pedro Obiang and Cheikhou Kouyate, and it is hard to see Moyes moving away from that trio if they all remain fit and available.
"But there is still that one caveat that Mourinho knows how to win, and he has been here before".More news: Russia's service sector revving up as business activity accelerates