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Pep Guardiola is SLAMMED by Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthaus after his failures in the Champions League and accuses 'egotistical' Manchester City boss of tinkering too much with his team Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthaus has called Pep Guardiola 'egocentric'   He said his recent Champions League failures were down to over-tinkering   The Man City boss decided to play three at the back in their 3-1 loss to Lyon 

By Oli Gamp For Mailonline

Published: 11:02 BST, 3 September 2020 | Updated: 12:01 BST, 3 September 2020

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Bayern Munich icon Lothar Matthaus has taken a swipe at Pep Guardiola after his failure to win the Champions League since leaving Barcelona and labelled him as 'egocentric' for making too many changes.

The Manchester City boss saw his side dumped out by Lyon in the quarter-finals last season, with the Ligue 1 side running out 3-1 winners, and the Spaniard has still failed to reach the last four since he arrived at the club. 

Guardiola also struggled in the competition with Bayern and has received criticism for his decision-making in recent seasons. In City's defeat against the French outfit he surprised many by opting to play with three at the back.

Manchester boss Pep Guardiola has been slammed for his recent Champions League failures

Manchester boss Pep Guardiola has been slammed for his recent Champions League failures 

Bayern icon Lothar Matthaus called him 'egocentric' for tinkering with his team in big games

Bayern icon Lothar Matthaus called him 'egocentric' for tinkering with his team in big games

Now Matthaus has accused him of trying too hard to 'do something special' and said he must show more consistency in his tactics if he is to end his

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