Bristol City won’t play the brave losers, Lee Johnson warns Pep Guardiola

22 January 2018 10:30
• Manchester City visit Ashton Gate in Carabao Cup semi-final• Johnson: ‘I hope Pep Guardiola picks his absolute best team’Lee Johnson said Bristol City have no desire to play the role of “brave losers” when Manchester City visit in the second leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final on Tuesday night. The Championship side trail by one goal after Sergio Agüero’s injury-time winner two weeks ago – but Johnson is adamant his players will not relinquish their plan to attack from the outset.“We don’t want to be brave losers, we want to compete to win,” the Bristol City manager said. “It’s up to the players to be focused and tactically aware, and who knows what will happen if we can show the same quality as we have shown in the previous rounds? Related: Sergio Agüero rides to Manchester City’s rescue against Bristol City Related: Behind the scenes with Bristol City’s homegrown heroes before Man City trip | Ben Fisher Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian