Guardiola touched by Everton players’ gestures

Sat 26 February 2022 | 22:38

Manchester City manager has praised Everton’s reaction to Ukraine’s situation.

There were two Ukrainian players in

Manchester City’s

Premier League clash against


at Goodison Park, and the fans showed their support for both of them, but the Citizens’ boss

Pep Guardiola

was mostly moved by Everton’s gesture at the beginning of the match and has thanked them for their beautiful gesture.




had an emotional moment while the fans were holding pro-Ukraine banners, and this made the beginning of the match a very special one for both sides.

"I said on behalf of Manchester City thank you so much for the lovely gesture for Aleks and their player and the concern that happened,"

Guardiola told reporters


"The concern is all around the world and I'm pretty sure the UK showed what a strange situation it is when people send innocent people that don't hate each other in Ukraine and Russia to kill each other because one guy at home decides to do it.

"Hopefully it can be resolved soon and there are no more victims in this conflict."

At the end of the day, the Citizens left Goodison Park with a 1-0 victory that was given to them by

Phil Foden’s


source: SportMob

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