Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has vowed not to lose again to Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel, as they face each other in the Champions League final this Saturday.
Since he arrived at Stamford Bridge in January, Tuchel has played City twice.
The German has defeated Guardiola’s men on both occasions in the FA Cup semi-final and Premier League.
However, Guardiola is confident their previous matches will not be in his players minds come the big night.
Speaking to Rio Ferdinand on his YouTube channel, the Manchester City boss was asked whether the recent defeats will hand Tuchel’s side any kind of advantage, to which Guardiola said: “Absolutely nothing – zero.”
He continued, “I know how we prepared for this final and the reason why we came just two days after qualifying through the Dortmund game and after the semi-finals, you know in that moment – well deserved, congratulations to Chelsea, but it’s a new game, we’ll face them Saturday and see what happens.”