Nine points, 100% success rate and an invincibility that would make you very envious. This is the Manchester Citywhich faces the Young Boys (SUI) this Tuesday (7), at the Etihad Stadium, for the 4th round of the Champions Leaguewith two objectives that run in parallel.
A new victory in front of the fans will be enough to guarantee early qualification to the round of 16 of the Champions League, a tournament in which City are the current champions and treated as one of the main favorites to win again.
But, more than that, emerging victorious against Young Boys this Tuesday will leave the team Pep Guardiola very close to a record that has been in force in England since 1892. The impressive mark belongs to Sunderlandwho won 24 consecutive games in front of their fans between December 1890 and April 1892.
Manchester City is getting closer and closer: there are 22 triumphs, interestingly all in 2023, since the last time they left points along the way was on December 31, 2022, in a 1-1 draw with Manchester City. Evertonfor the Premier League.
Since then, the Citizens became unbeatable at the Etihad Stadium, including with impressive results: 4-0 in the Chelsea7 a 0 no RB Leipzig6 x 0 no Burnley4 a 1 no Liverpool3 a 0 no Bayern Munchen4 a 1 no Arsenal e 4 a 0 no Real Madridbetween others.
That’s the size of the “monster” that Young Boys will try to stop now. If City leads Group G, with 9 points, the Swiss have only scored one and need to win, in addition to hoping for a stumble from Leipzig, if they want to keep their dream of qualifying alive.
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