Manchester City win 13th successive Premier League game: Records broken
Manchester City have continued to dominate the numbers after winning 1-0 against Arsenal in gameweek 25 of the Premier League 2020-21 season. Raheem Sterling's goal in the second minute was the difference in the match at the Emirates. The win helped City consolidate on their position at the top of the Premier League standings. Here are the major records scripted by City.
Manchester City's unbeaten streak continues
City are now unbeaten in 25 matches in all competitions. This is their second-longest run without defeat under manager Pep Guardiola, after a 28-game spell between April and December 2017. Notably, they have won their 13th successive match in the Premier League. City have also won 18 successive games in all competitions.
City's defensive record continues to be rock solid
This was City's 23rd clean sheet of the season, more than any other team in the top five European leagues or top four divisions in England. City have not been behind in any of their past 17 Premier League games. City have kept 15 clean sheets in the Premier League this season. In their 25-game unbeaten run, City have kept 18 clean sheets.
Sterling becomes third player to script this record
Sterling has raced to 95 career Premier League goals. He now has nine goals in 23 league matches this season. As per Opta, Sterling is now the third player to score in three consecutive away games against Arsenal in the Premier League, after Nicolas Anelka (four games ending in May 2009) and Ian Harte (three games ending in May 2003).
City smash this away record, Arsenal stutter
Manchester City have equaled their own record for consecutive away wins by an English top-flight team across all competitions (11). They had achieved the same between May and November 2017. Arsenal lost their eighth successive Premier League match against Man City. They equaled their unwanted record of losing eight successive league games (also against Leeds between 1973-1976).