5 Remarkable Records Created by Manchester City
Manchester City is one of the biggest clubs in world football for a very long time now. There is no doubt that among all English clubs, They have the most number of followers around the globe. In terms of Records and Victory, the club has won every trophy possible at the top level and despite their recent setbacks. There are many remarkable records created by Manchester City.
Most consecutive victories in Premier League
Arsenal (2001-02) and Chelsea (2016-17) held the record with the 13 consecutive victories in PL, but Manchester City’s the 18-match winning started between victory at AFC Bournemouth on 26 August and the 1-0 win at Newcastle United on 27 December broke the record of 13 consecutive wins in the same campaign.
2. Most consecutive Premier league away wins
The City owns the record of most Premier League away wins in a season. The victory at St Mary’s on the final day was also City’s 11th away win in a row. This win helped City to surpass Chelsea under Mourinho, who collected 15 victories from 19 matches in 2004-05.
3. Most points in a Premier League Season
Manchester City is the first team English Premier League to reach 100 points in a season. The previous Premier League record of 95 was set by Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea in 2004-05.
4. Most goals in a Premier League Season
City scored 106 goals, beating that of Chelsea’s 103 scored in the 2009/10 campaign. City finished the season with 106, scoring at a rate of more than 2.8 per match. Carlo Ancelotti was in charge at Stamford Bridge when Chelsea set the previous record of 103 goals in 2009-10.
5. Best goal difference
Chelsea won the 2009-10 title on the final game of the season when an 8-0 victory over Wigan Athletic gave them a goal difference of +71. City beat that with a final goal difference of +79.
These are some records by ‘THE CITIZENS” and going to be very hard for other clubs to break. Some would say, Manchester City could do these records only with this line-up and young talents who are at their career peak. But then again, the same was said of several teams in the past. So yeah!! it will take enormous effort to break their records.