Manchester City had a huge dominance in the match against Real Madrid and in the end, they won 4:0. Pep Guardiola did a great job tactically. The players did everything they could, so they deservedly won. Michael Owen was particularly impressed by Manchester City's performances.
Owen expects City to win all three trophies this season. "Manchester City are totally different class to anything on this planet at the moment.
They absolutely ripped Real Madrid apart. That first-half performance was as good as I can remember.
They killed them straightaway, broke their hearts and the game was all over at half-time.
Very professional in the second half, damage was already done.
That was sensational, they have been sensational for the last couple of months.
Everybody's fit in their squad, everybody's playing at the top level. They've got a manager that's an absolute genius.
I cannot see them do anything other than winning all three trophies."- Michael Owen said, as quoted by eurosport.com
Rio Ferdinand: Pep Guardiola texted me before the game
Rio Ferdinand also revealed that he had a text message with Pep Guardiola.
The Spaniard seemed convinced of victory in this match. Manchester City dominated from the first minute and looked unstoppable. "Pep Guardiola texted me before the game," Ferdinand said.
"I said 'good luck' And he said 'listen, believe me.
We beat them two years ago, we'll beat them again'
I said 'I believe you, I want to hope you do it'. Ferdinand thinks this is just an indication of how much Guardiola believed in his team. "The conviction, the confidence - that was like two or three hours before the game - he's sending me a text like that.
That is pure confidence in the detail that he's gone through leading up to this game, and the confidence he's got in those players."