Buzzing on Yahoo Sports:

Guardiola clashes with British journalist
Bayern Munich boss Pep Guardiola clashed with a British journalist after Tuesday night's Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Manchester United.

Despite dominating both possession and territory, the Bavarians needed a goal from Bastian Schweinsteiger to earn a 1-1 draw at Old Trafford, with Nemanja Vidic having given the home side a surprise 58th-minute lead.

Guardiola stated after the game that Bayern had done well given that United had played with so many behind the ball but he was then upset by a follow-up question from a Guardian journalist enquiring as to whether he was "disappointed" by the Premier League club's allegedly defensive approach:

Guardiola: "I didn't say that."
Journalist: "No, I'm asking you your opinion."
Guardiola: "I didn't say that. I didn't."
Journalist: "OK."
Guardiola: "I didn't say that. He's [Manchester United boss David Moyes] my colleague. I respect my colleague and colleague can play like - look at me when I talk to you."
Journalist: "Are you talking to me?"
Guardiola: "Yeah, look at me when I talk to you."
Journalist: "Yeah, OK, I am looking at you."
Guardiola: "Yeah!"
Journalist:: "Are you looking at me?"
Guardiola: "Yeah."
Journalist: "It's like Taxi Driver, this!"
Guardiola: "No, but I'm talking to you, you don't look at me, so I am trying explain."
Journalist: "Calm down, calm down."
Guardiola: "I am trying to explain. I'm trying to explain."

The eagerly-awaited second leg will take place at the Allianz Arena in Germany on April 9.

Follow GOAL.COM on

View photo


Win cash prizes, pick a fantasy roster for just one day, join in minutes!

Learn how to play

Contest Entries Entry Fee Prizes Starts (EDT)
EPL $500 Tournament [$50 to 1st] 430/569 $1 $500 Tomorrow 7:00 AM Enter
EPL $1K Tournament [$100 to 1st] 78/228 $5 $1000 Tomorrow 7:00 AM Enter
NHL $1.3K Tournament [$125 to 1st] 110/1478 $1 $1300 Tomorrow 12:30 PM Enter
View Comments (34)