City boss Pellegrini branded the Premier League’s decision to force his side to play late tomorrow afternoon as “unbelievable”.
He is furious that his side has to kick-off on the south coast at Southampton in a televised game that starts at 4.30pm.
And Liverpool boss Klopp cannot believe his side are playing at midday tomorrow against Swansea – just 56 hours after they returned home from their Europa League defeat in Villarreal.
City head to Madrid for their crunch Champions League semi-final decider against Real on Wednesday, and Pellegrini is furious the authorities would not help City’s preparations.
He said: “For me it is unbelievable, but if you see other leagues, including Italy, the teams that play Champions League play their domestic games on a Friday.