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Check Out The 3 Players That Have Scored Hat-Trick Against Pep Guardiola's Man City

It is in the record that only three players have scored a hat trick against Pep Guardiola since he takes over Manchester City. These players include Lionel Messi, Jamie Vardy, and Christopher Nkunku.

Although, Leicester striker Jamie Vardy is the only player in the history of football that has scored two hat tricks against a team managed by Pep Guardiola.

1. Lionel Messi

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Lionel Messi had earlier scored a brace against Pep Guardiola's team. When Pep was FC Bayern Munich's coach, Messi scored a brace against his former manager. In Barca UEFA Champions League game against Manchester City, the Argentinian scored a hat trick as Barca won the game by 4:0 in October 2016.

2. Jamie Vardy

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Jamie Vardy has scored hat trick twice against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City team. The first one was in 2016 when Leicester City beat Manchester City 4:2 while the second, was when Leicester City beat Manchester City 5:2 in September 2020.

3. Christopher Nkunku

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RB Leipzig player Christopher Nkunku is the third player to score a hat trick against Pep Guardiola's Manchester City team. Nkunku scored all the three goals that were scored by RB Leipzig in their UEFA Champions League match against Manchester City on Wednesday 15th September 2021.

Pep Guardiola who started his managerial career in 2007 with the Barcelona B team, was later appointed as Barcelona senior team manager in 2008. He left Barca to join FC Bayern Munich in 2012. After winning so many trophies with Bayern, Pep took over Manchester City in 2016 and signed a 3 years contract with the club. He has won 10 trophies which include 3 English Premier League, FA Cup, Carabao Cup, and community shields. Pep Guardiola has been able to bring world-class footballers to Manchester City since taking over the club.

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