Soriano put that down to the plan that City have had in place over the past decade and sees no reason why they can not become bigger than Real Madrid and Barcelona in this particular bout.
The good news for them is that they're not so far down the table that safety is nearly unreachable: only one point separates safety and relegation, and there are at least four teams right now that are out of the drop zone but still very much in danger. "I think it's a good experience to move to another country and see different realities to your own".
After an underwhelming Champions League performance against Basel at the Etihad, Manchester City travel to Stoke City to face an opponent against which they've recently had a lot of success.
Stoke was Guardiola's first Premier League away game after taking over at City in 2016. "Hopefully he can sort it as soon as possible, his lovely kid can grow and grow and he can stay with us all day".
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Draymond Green added 10 points, eight rebounds and seven assists, but he had trouble defending Towns down low. Curry didn't accompany the team on the two-game road trip because of an injured right ankle.
"What has happened has happened". His family and son are the most important things. And he survived as one of the best players in England over the last decade.
"Sometimes in Barcelona, I remember when we played on Monday, a long time ago, always it was not good". That means a lot to me.
"He is a huge competitor". He's a short guy, he doesn't speak too much but on the pitch, the moment he is there, wow.
"The most important thing after six months is to be careful".
"I know it will be incredibly tough, but also we have to try to entertain as well and try to make it a game that they don't really want".