Gabriel Jesus has mentioned Manchester Metropolis haven’t any cause to apologize after they crushed minnows Burton 9-Zero within the League Cup semi-finals.
The Brazilian scored 4 instances as Metropolis refused to take their foot off the fuel in a ruthless demolition job on the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.
Pep Guardiola’s facet have been 4 up by half-time however didn’t spare third tier Burton’s embarrassment after the interval as they piled on the objectives.
The medical show successfully booked Metropolis’s place within the League Cup ultimate earlier than they’ve even performed the semi-final second leg at Burton later this month.
Some pundits steered Guardiola ought to have proven mercy for tiny Burton, whose unheralded gamers have been utterly out-classed by the Premier League champions’ star-studded line-up.
However Brazil ahead Jesus was adamant Metropolis have been proper to go for the kill.
“Every time we respect the opponent. We know we have more quality than Burton but when you don’t work hard, you don’t play very well, and it is difficult to win the game,” Jesus mentioned.
“That is what we did, played very well and worked hard. We go onto the pitch thinking, ‘win the game’ and we played very well to win.”
Coming after a 7-Zero hammering of Rotherham within the FA Cup on Sunday, Metropolis have sturdy momentum as they resume their pursuit of Premier League leaders Liverpool towards Wolves subsequent Monday.