Pep Guardiola has remodeled Manchester Metropolis throughout his tenure on the Etihad from mere title contenders to yearly juggernauts.
Already, Guardiola’s 2017-18 season noticed Metropolis rewrite the document books and it obliterated the English prime flight, successful the league by a 19-point margin and setting information for largest margin of victory, most factors in a season, most objectives scored in a season, and biggest purpose differential in a season.
That marketing campaign additionally noticed Man Metropolis set the document for longest league successful streak at 18 matches, as Guardiola’s squad romped to 32 wins that 12 months in comparison with simply 4 attracts and two defeats.
Since then, the document was approached — and finally equalled — by Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool in the course of the insane 2019 calendar 12 months that noticed Liverpool reel off an insane 36 matches unbeaten, solely blemished by a 1-1 draw with Manchester United that cut up up successful streaks of 18 and 17.
This season, Guardiola is creeping up on that document, and given how unbeatable his crew appears once more, it is solely possible to see the document approached, equalled, and even surpassed. Right here, we have a look at how historical past at the moment reads, and what Metropolis must re-shuffle the board.
Longest Premier League win streaks
Under is an inventory of the longest successful streaks in Premier League historical past. Man Metropolis additionally owns the English document for consecutive wins in all competitions, with 21 completed in lower than three months between December 2020 and March 2021.
A degree to recollect: All Premier League information date again to the inception of the league as we all know it in 1992. However curiously, the 18 consecutive wins can also be the all-time top-flight document in England. Probably the most anybody had previous to the inception of the Premier League was Arsenal’s 14 straight in 1987.
|Consecutive Wins||Crew||Date Began||Date Ended||Ended By|
|18||Man Metropolis||Aug. 26, 2017||Dec. 31, 2017||Crystal Palace (D, 0-0)|
|18||Liverpool||Oct. 27, 2019||Feb. 29, 2020||Watford (L, 3-0)|
|17||Liverpool||Mar. 10, 2019||Oct. 20, 2019||Man United (D, 1-1)|
|15||Man Metropolis||Feb. 3, 2019||Aug. 17, 2019||Tottenham (D, 2-2)|
|14||Arsenal||Feb. 10, 2002||Aug. 24, 2002||West Ham (D, 2-2)|
|13||Chelsea||Oct. 1, 2016||Jan. 4, 2017||Tottenham (L, 2-0)|
|12||Man Metropolis||Nov. 6, 2021||???||???|
|12||Man United||Mar. 10, 2000||Aug. 22, 2000||Ipswich City (D, 1-1)|
The place does Man Metropolis at the moment sit?
As seen within the desk above, this season’s Man Metropolis at the moment stands at 12 consecutive wins. Its streak started with a 2-0 win over rivals Manchester United in early November, which adopted a 2-0 loss to Crystal Palace, at the moment simply the crew’s second lack of the season.
The membership has been the benefactor of wonderful fortune on the damage entrance up to now this season, and unprecedented squad depth has allowed Guardiola to seamlessly navigate any COVID-19 outbreaks.
Here’s a have a look at all of the matches within the present streak:
|1||Nov 6, 2021||Man United||2-0|
|2||Nov. 21, 2021||Everton||3-0|
|3||Nov. 28, 2021||West Ham||2-1|
|4||Dec. 1, 2021||Aston Villa||2-1|
|5||Dec. 4, 2021||Watford||3-1|
|6||Dec. 11, 2021||Wolves||1-0|
|7||Dec. 14, 2021||Leeds United||7-0|
|8||Dec. 19, 2021||Newcastle||4-0|
|9||Dec. 26, 2021||Leicester Metropolis||6-3|
|10||Dec. 29, 2021||Brentford||1-0|
|11||Jan. 1, 2022||Arsenal||2-1|
|12||Jan. 15, 2022||Chelsea||1-0|
When may Man Metropolis tie & break the document?
Fascinatingly, Man Metropolis may each start the streak and equal the Premier League document for consecutive wins in opposition to bitter rivals Manchester United.
Its present streak started again in November in opposition to United with a 2-0 win because of an Eric Bailly own-goal and a Bernardo Silva strike simply earlier than halftime. Ought to Metropolis attain March with the win streak intact, the Residents may safe win No. 18 in opposition to United on the Etihad.
The possibility to interrupt the document would doubtlessly come within the ensuing Premier Leauge sport the next weekend in opposition to Crystal Palace.
Here’s a have a look at Man Metropolis’s remaining schedule as much as the purpose the place they may doubtlessly break the document:
|Potential Win #||Date||Opponent||Residence/Away|
|13||Jan. 22, 2022||Southampton||A|
|14||Feb. 9, 2022||Brentford||H|
|15||Feb. 12, 2022||Norwich CIty||A|
|16||Feb. 19, 2022||Tottenham||H|
|17||Feb. 26, 2022||Everton||A|
|18 (ties document)||Mar. 5, 2022||Man United||H|
|19 (breaks document)||Mar. 12, 2022||Crystal Palace||A|