Manchester City broke seven more Premier League records today

14 May, 2018, 13:15 | Author: Brenda Erickson
  • A special century Manchester City become the first Premier League side to reach 100 points

Gabriel Jesus' stunning last-gasp victor gave Manchester City a narrow victory over Southampton, taking Pep Guardiola's side to 100 points for the season - a feat never previously achieved in the Premier League.

City have made a habit of breaking new statistical ground while turning the title race into a procession. Numbers are numbers, but the way we played. Guardiola said. "When you win for 100 points it's something special for the club".

However, Gabriel Jesus' late victor at Southampton took City to 32 victories, which means that they now also have the overall record for an English top-flight season - previously held by Tottenham Hotspur, who recorded 31 wins in the old First Division in 1960-61.

The Manchester side have been beaten just twice in the league this term, going down at Liverpool in January before suffering a home defeat to United.

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The season also included an unprecedented 18-game unbeaten run in the Premier League for City. Their 16 away wins also represents a competition best.

Carlo Ancelotti's Chelsea scored 103 goals in claiming the 2009-10 Premier League title but City surpassed that tally thanks to Wednesday's 3-1 win over Brighton.

106 - Jesus' goal concluded the most prolific team season in Premier League history. This might have seemed a bit over the top given the fact that they've already won the league, but this goal clinched seven more records to add to Manchester City's impressive season.

19 - The gap between first and second in the final standings has never been bigger than the 19-point gap between City and United.

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