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Pep Guardiola admits Man City need more goals than Jack Grealish

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By Michael Graham

Pep Guardiola challenged Jack Grealish to score more goals after Manchester City beat Leeds 3-1 at Elland Road.

It was a good performance and a comfortable victory for Guardiola’s men, but it could have and probably should have been much easier.

Grealish missed three clear chances in the first half and couldn’t make the keeper work on any of them.

He eventually went well assisting two Erling Haaland goals in the second half, but Guardiola admitted he wanted to see more product from the former Aston Villa man.

Grealish he made two assists, he allowed us to give an extra pass when he had it” Guardiola said Amazon Prime.

“With Riyadh [Mahrez] and Jack the pace was better, but it needs to be more ambitious. He has to score more goals and be competitive because he has the qualities to do it.

Victory saw City of man cut Arsenal’s lead at the top of the table Premier League five-point, e Guardhouse he was delighted to get the win considering Leeds had the entire World Cup break to prepare for the game.

“We played really well against this team in this stadium,” he said. “We had a great performance in the second half when they were a little more open.

“After the World Cup, nobody knows how we would have reacted and how Leeds have been playing lately. We were brilliant with the ball today.”

This article was originally posted on 90min.com as Pep Guardiola admits Man City need more goals than Jack Grealish.