Manchester – Barcelona defeat of Burnley and Manchester City have hit mentally. However, the City began confidently again thanks to their victory over West Bromwich Albion.
At the end of last week, the City is surprisingly fell 0-1 at Burnley headquarters. The result leaves them farther behind Chelsea in the Premier League board. Attempt to defend the title became increasingly severe.
After four days, the City again swallow disappointment. The Citizens were knocked out of the Champions League arena after a 0-1 defeat by Barcelona at the Camp Nou. They fail because the 1-3 aggregate defeat.
However, City responded with two negative results were good. They won 3-0 at West Bromwich Albion in the league continued at Etihad Stadium on Saturday (03/21/2015), with goals from Wilfried Bony, Fernando, and David Silva.
“We needed this win to help restore the confidence of all the players,” said City captain, Vincent Kompany, on the official club website.
Thanks to the victory over West Brom, City cut the distance to Chelsea. They are now in second place of the standings with 61 points from 30 matches, three points adrift of Chelsea. However, City played two games more.
“There are still 24 points more that we can achieve and we have to do our best in order to get as many victories,” said Kompany.
“Whether we can win it all? Of course we can. But, even though we could, it might not be enough because there are no guarantees. But, we will do our best,” he added.
“We had to fix a few things today and I think we’ve done it. We are a team that just want to win. So, this victory is very important,” said the Belgian defender.
“Football was very simple. If you win, you are the best. If you lose, you are not good. All I can say is we will do our best to win matches the rest and see where we finish,” said Kompany .