Pep Guardiola, the manager of Manchester City, couldn’t help but laugh when asked about the current strength of Manchester United during a press conference ahead of City’s Champions League clash with Crvena Zvezda.
Guardiola chuckled when questioned about United’s form, which has been far from impressive this season. United suffered their third defeat of the season, falling 3-1 to Brighton over the weekend, adding to their disappointing results against Tottenham and Arsenal.
As City prepares to defend their Champions League title against Crvena Zvezda, United faces a challenging away match against Bayern Munich. Guardiola’s laughter seems to reflect the contrasting fortunes of the two Manchester clubs in the early stages of the season.
While City is looking to build on their recent successes, United is grappling with a slow start. The laughter in response to the question about United’s strength underscores the current disparity in form between the two rivals.