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Bernardo Silva Voices Frustration Over Recent Results but Believes in City’s Quality

Amidst Manchester City’s recent Premier League struggles, midfielder Bernardo Silva acknowledges the frustration surrounding the team’s points tally.

Despite a challenging run—winning one, drawing four, and losing one of the last six domestic fixtures—Bernardo emphasizes City’s strong performances. As the squad focuses on the FIFA Club World Cup in Saudi Arabia, Bernardo remains optimistic about the team’s quality and is determined to secure victory in the upcoming semi-final against Urawa Red Diamonds.

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Frustration Over Recent Premier League Results

City’s recent form has seen them win one, draw four, and lose one of the last six Premier League fixtures. Bernardo acknowledges the frustration, particularly due to conceding last-minute goals that cost valuable points. Despite the setbacks, he emphasizes that City’s overall performance has been of a high standard, with the need to address efficiency and effectiveness in both boxes.

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Bernardo Silva expressed, “I wouldn’t say it is a bad, bad moment. It’s a moment where in some games we felt frustrated because we conceded last-minute goals that cost us points. But the way we have played, in my opinion, has been very, very good.”

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Confidence in Squad Depth

Discussing the challenges posed by injuries to key players, including Erling Haaland, Bernardo Silva expresses confidence in City’s squad depth and quality. Despite missing influential figures, he believes in the team’s ability to cope and fight for all titles. While acknowledging the importance of players like Haaland, Bernardo highlights the strength of City as a cohesive unit, emphasizing that every player contributes to the team’s success.

Bernardo Silva stated, “Erling is a big player for us, we can’t deny that. But the big strength at City in my time here is no matter who is missing, we are the same team and we fight for all the titles.”

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Motivation for FIFA Club World Cup Success

With the FIFA Club World Cup offering a unique opportunity, Bernardo Silva dismisses any notions of fatigue and expresses the team’s motivation to compete in the tournament. Believing that the intensity of the competition erases tiredness, he highlights the significance of winning a trophy that City has never competed for before. The focus remains on the semi-final against Urawa Red Diamonds, with the determination to perform at their best.

Bernardo Silva affirmed, “When you play the FIFA Club World Cup, there is no tiredness. We are motivated to come here and play the competition. Almost all of us never won – and as a club, we never won – the FIFA Club World Cup, and we want to do it.”

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Premier League Table

# Team MP W D L F A G P
1 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2 Arsenal 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3 Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5 Brighton & Hov… 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6 Chelsea 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7 Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
8 Everton 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
9 Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
10 Ipswich Town 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
11 Leicester City 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
12 Liverpool 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
13 Manchester City 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
14 Manchester United 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
15 Newcastle United 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
16 Nottingham Forest 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
17 Southampton 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
18 Tottenham Hotspur 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
19 West Ham United 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0 0
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