Gareth Barry says Man City still fighting to win CL
Manchester City striker Gareth Barry has said that his club is still fighting to win the Champions League, rather than fighting with each other, despite admitting that the club have been "found out" in this season's competition.
"We have not performed to the best of our abilities in the Champions League and we have been found out. We have been punished on nights when we have not been top of our game," The Telegraph quoted Barry, as saying.
According to the paper, unless City win all of their remaining group games against Ajax, Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund, they will again exit Europe's premier competition before Christmas.
But with City losing against Real and Ajax so far in Group D, either side of earning a fortuitous point against Dortmund, Barry insists that he and his players are capable of pulling off another dramatic fightback, just as they did in the league last term, the paper said.
"But we have proved we can do it. This is the same set of players who won the league and that belief is still there. The manager has his own way of going about things, but as a group of players, we are going into these games believing we can win them and that we can win the Champions League ," Barry added. (ANI)