Guardiola: Man City Holds the Title's 'Destiny' in Their Grasp

Guardiola: Manchester City controls the fate of the English Premier League after a dominant victory

Jusko Gvardiol's opener, followed by another goal from the defender and a Phil Foden strike, coupled with Julian Alvarez's stoppage-time penalty, led Manchester City to a crushing 4-0 win over Fulham, which lifted them to the top of the Premier League table. Saturday. .

With a two-point lead over second-placed Arsenal, which will face Manchester United in a decisive match on Sunday, the fate of the title is in the hands of Guardiola's team.

If Arsenal falters against United, City may secure its unprecedented fourth consecutive English title by defeating Tottenham in its next match on Tuesday.

Even if Arsenal can defeat United, City can still achieve an impressive sixth title in seven seasons with wins over Tottenham and then West Ham at the Etihad Stadium on May 19.

Guardiola expressed his confidence in his team's ability to withstand the pressure: "Since Arsenal's defeat against Aston Villa, fate has become in our hands. In the last match against West Ham, our fate is under our control, and this is what we are fighting for." “It will be a challenge, but we are ready.”

Last season, City overcame an eight-point deficit in the title race to overtake Arsenal and win the title. They have shown resilience in previous tense title battles, particularly against Liverpool during Guardiola's tenure.

After a 21-game unbeaten streak in the league, Guardiola praised his players' ability to perform under pressure, saying: "My players thrive under pressure, they are used to it. They enjoy that feeling."

He highlighted the team's focus on each upcoming match and said: "This season is no different. We are only focused on the next match. Our goal is to win the next match and then we will evaluate the situation. We are heading to London with the intention of ensuring victory."