Pep Guardiola says Manchester City must adapt to Newport County pitch

15 February 2019 02:42
• City manager to name strong squad in FA Cup at Rodney Parade• ‘Newport are incredible at set pieces and throw-ins’Pep Guardiola says his Manchester City players will have to adapt to a difficult surface at Rodney Parade, following the Mansfield manager David Flitcroft’s comments about the state of the Newport County pitch.Mansfield were Newport’s last opponents in League Two and Flitcroft said he was glad he would not have to play on such a heavy surface again. The Welsh side have already knocked Leicester and Middlesbrough out of this season’s FA Cup, and after last season’s shock defeat at Wigan Guardiola knows his players must be prepared. Related: Sportswashing and the tangled web of Europe's biggest clubs Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian