News Article  | UEFA Champions League

Pep's City Set UCL Knockout Record

Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City Set UEFA Champions League Knockout Record

By Kurt Buckerfield - Feb 14, 2018 07:30 AM @KurtLaduma

Manchester City’s 4-0 drubbing of Basel in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday night saw Pep Guardiola’s set a new knockout record.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery to see pictures from the Citizens’ victory on Tuesday!

A brace from Ilkay Gundogan, and goals from Sergio Aguero and Bernardo Silva secured an emphatic 4-0 win for City on Tuesday, which is the biggest away score recorded by an English club in the tournament’s knockout rounds.

The previous best was Liverpool’s 3-0 away win over Dutch giants PSV Eindhoven in the 2006/07 season.

City’s win on Tuesday hardly provided any shocks as the team’s form on the road has been excellent this season.

Guardiola’s men have won 16 of their 21 away games in this campaign, while they have already won more games this season (34) than they did last season.

Pep Guardiola Reveals One Of The Most Talented Player He's Ever Seen

The team’s four away strikes has all but secured their place in the next round of the competition, with the second leg scheduled for March 7.

Do you think City can go all the way in the Champions League? Let us know in the comments section below. 


11305 views
 
 
 

Related Articles

Comments

5a82ce80c787a
Sbolinho The Citizen Joined: 13 Feb 2018
No badges available
Sbolinho The Citizen Feb 14, 2018 11:40 AM
This time we will be on the finals & we might win it.
Default
makoro Joined: 23 Aug 2011
No badges available
makoro Feb 14, 2018 10:51 AM
City record breakers
Default
tinashe nengomasha Joined: 09 Nov 2017
No badges available
tinashe nengomasha Feb 14, 2018 10:05 AM
loools english teams r weak 4nil are record hai.. barca n Madrid hv done that more 100times
Default
Khosi-City Joined: 29 Aug 2015
No badges available
Khosi-City Feb 14, 2018 09:55 AM
That how is done Ayoba style City style
Default
Zugo48 Joined: 03 Sep 2016
No badges available
Zugo48 Feb 14, 2018 09:34 AM
Lovely Citizens...Thanks Pep Guardiola.
5a5adae6295e6
Carder305 Joined: 19 Apr 2017
No badges available
Carder305 Feb 14, 2018 09:17 AM
This team is on fire, Can they face Barca Already and see how good they are!
Default
msipholar wa lekhosi Joined: 28 Feb 2017
No badges available
msipholar wa lekhosi Feb 14, 2018 09:16 AM
English teams are doing well this season,I c one of them in the final this tym around.
Default
shadae Joined: 26 Aug 2014
No badges available
shadae Feb 14, 2018 08:28 AM
Ayt
5a68d0503b22c
Myaka weliPhefeni Joined: 14 Jul 2016
No badges available
Myaka weliPhefeni Feb 14, 2018 08:06 AM
Is luk lyk Man city is going all the way in this year UEFA,i can tip them to win it the way his players respond on his instructions,Aguero his cuming sharp his gonna be a danger men for all Man city s opposition
Default
Warras4phefeni Joined: 09 Nov 2017
No badges available
Warras4phefeni Feb 14, 2018 07:58 AM
Pep is peping right through......EPL already in the bag.

Express Yourself

Your chance to say what you need to.

Create your blog

What You May Have Missed