We are in a new decade with 2020s. looking back to football events in 2019, we had a memorial year with series of things such as the dominators of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi or relentless pursuit for Champions League trophies of Real Madrid, Manchester United. Of course there were memorable matches in 2019.
In this article, we continue to share top the most memorial football events in 2019. The fact that they were some outstanding matches in hundreds of others. So sure that there is some disagreement with this ranking. But we believe that we have suitable reasons to summarize a year of football during major events.
When we referred to VAR technology in 2019, we couldn’t miss story about Manchester city. Thanks to VAR technology, it has changed career as well history of one coach named after Pep Guardiola.
In 2018-2019, Manchester City club was under management of Pep Guardiola had a domestic treble. But he always deserved for Champions League trophy. This title was in his dream since he left Barcelona but his students couldn’t reach it as expectation. Therefore, Pep Guardiola and Manchester City came to Champions League in 2019-2020 season with full of energy to reach the Champions.
Manchester City was highly appreciated for the title with golden opportunities. They also were considered and accepted as the best football club in the world in this period.
As a good result, Manchester City was representatives to have a ticket for the semi-finals after defeating Tottenham in the quarterfinals.
In the first leg, Spurs won 1-0 against to Manchester City. Therefore, Manchester had to face a tough match in the second leg at the Etihad. When Manchester took a 3-2 goals, they still need another goal to have a ticket for the finals. Then they got another goal as plan at the 59th minute by Sergio Aguero. But it was only valid within 14 minutes. Then thanks to VAR technology, people found out that this goal was in mistake. Because the Sours didn’t use handball to turn into the net.