Manchester City, the Premier League leaders, moved away by 13 points at the top of the Premier League after winning two goals to one against West Ham United on Saturday, to claim their twentieth successive victory in all competitions.
Manchester City advanced half an hour later when defender Robin Diaz converted Kevin De Bruyne’s cross pass into the goal, his first goal for his team, but the away team equalized through Michael Antonio two minutes before the break.
Coach Pep Guardiola’s team settled their 14th consecutive Premier League victory when defender John Stones hit the net from inside the penalty area after a Riyadh Mehrez pass, according to Reuters.
West Ham, fourth-placed who performed well in the game, almost snatched the equalizer but Issa Diop was unable to head well from Jesse Lingard’s cross pass.
The victory raised the balance of Manchester City, who has not lost in the last 27 games in all competitions, to 62 points from 26 games, while Manchester United have 49 points before heading out to meet Chelsea on Sunday.
With this victory, City equaled a record set in its name, which is winning in 20 consecutive matches in various tournaments.
5 record numbers await City in March
Although the current football season is still in the middle of it, it seems that every match has become an ideal opportunity for Manchester City to achieve a new record for the team to continue its remarkable and historic career in this exceptional season, according to “WAM” agency.
City is currently preparing to play 4 consecutive matches at its “Al Ittihad” stadium in Manchester as part of the Premier League competitions. More than one record may be broken, which will add to the heavenly team more glamor, knowing that it is still in competition on 4 different fronts this season.
In addition to leading the league table, the team qualified for the English Professional League Cup final, and the quarter-finals in the FA Cup competition, and the team’s chances are very good in the competition for the three titles.
Meanwhile, Manchester City defeated Borussia Moenchengladbach with two goals to no match in the first leg of the Champions League round of sixteen “Champions League” “Champions League”, and put ahead in the quarter-finals of the tournament which dreams of winning the title for the first time in its history.
The victory over Gladbach itself was the nineteenth in a row for the team in various tournaments and it is the twelfth in a row for the team in the matches played away from home, a record for the team as well as for the English Premier League teams.