more-inWhile there has long been an inevitability about Manchester City’s fifth top-tier league title in English football, even manager Pep Guardiola probably never envisaged the ease with which it would ultimately be achieved. Despite its recent slip-up against chief pursuer Manchester United, City looks on course to register more points (current record is 95) and more wins (currrent record is 30) than any previous champion. Along the way, it also put together the longest winning run in English top-flight history. Record runBy Christmas, City was already putting together 18 consecutive victories — only one short of Bayern Munich’s major league record, also set under Guardiola. But most other times City took to the field, it was only ever a question of whether the opposition could contain it.
Source: The Hindu April 16, 2018 16:41 UTC