Pep Guardiola registers 200th win as Manchester City manager with 3-1 victory over Swansea

Manchester City progressed into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup. They defeated Swansea 3-1 with goals coming from Walker, Sterling and Jesus.

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Guardiola has already won 8 trophies in his 4 year stay at City

Manchester City progressed to the quarter finals of the FA Cup with a 3-1 victory over Swansea. The victory meant this was a 200th win for Guardiola as Manchester City manager having joined the club in 2016.  

Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling and Jesus scored for the Citizens to hand the accomplishment to their manager. Manchester City have now won 15 games consecutively in all competitions, a record by an English team.

Manchester City win their 15th consecutive game in all competitions

Pep Guardiola arrived at Manchester having had successful spells at both Bayern Munich and Barcelona in his previous stints. The Spanish manager won 14 trophies, including two Champions League triumphs during his time at the Camp Nou. His 3 seasons in Germany with Bayern Munich yielded 7 trophies and his impeccable record made Manchester City hire him in 2016.

Guardiola hasn’t let his record drop in the Premier league and has already won the league twice in his 4 years at the club. A total of 8 trophies for Manchester City has further boosted his reputation as an esteemed manager.

Pep Guardiola was very happy after the game with his team’s performance not only in this game but over the last 15 matches, where they have won.

Speaking at his post-match conference he said, It is a message for ourselves. We came to win, that was the most important thing.

“We cannot deny how pleased and how proud we are to break this record from a long time ago. Records are there to be broken.

“It is not easy in the modern era to do 15 games in a row. We are happy for our club.”

Manchester City are on their way to win a third Premier League title under Guardiola. They are currently leading second placed Manchester United by 5 points and have a game in hand.

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