Pep Guardiola wins 200th Man City game: The key numbers
Manchester City broke several records in their 3-1 win over Swansea City in the fifth round of the FA Cup. The win helped City reach the quarter-finals of the tournament. City won their 15th successive game in all competitions which is a new record in English football. Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola scripted his 200th win as Man City manager. Here we present the key numbers.
Kyle Walker opened the scoring with his cross finding the net after the ball missed everyone. Raheem Sterling then found time and space to roll a shot low into the bottom corner of the net post half-time. Three minutes later Gabriel Jesus turned and steered home from close range. Swansea got a consolation goal with Whittaker scoring from Ryan Manning's cross.
Guardiola has now won 200 of the 268 games he has managed at Man City since taking over in the 2016-17 season. The former Barcelona and Bayern manager has a 74.6 winning percentage at City. Meanwhile, in this 15-game winning run, City have scored 40, conceded five, besides registering 10 clean sheets.
Manchester City have now set a new record for successive domestic wins by an English top-flight club, surpassing the previous best of 14 achieved by Preston in 1891-92 and Arsenal in 1987-88.
Under Guardiola, City have won two Premier League titles (2017-18 and 2018-19). They also won the FA Cup in 2018-19. City have won three successive Carabao Cups under Guardiola (2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20). They are in the final of the Carabao Cup this season and it could be a fourth one on the trot. Also, Guardiola has helped City to lift two Community Shield honors.
As per Opta, City have won 19 of their 22 FA Cup ties under Pep Guardiola. Since the Spaniard's first season in England, the Premier League giants have scored more FA Cup goals than any other side (68).