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Which records have Man City broken this season – and which are still in their sights

Manchester City have long since wrapped up the Premier League title – but their hunger for records isn’t satisfied yet.

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Pep Guardiola’s men passed more landmarks with their 3-1 win over Brighton on Wednesday, including the record for goals in a Premier League campaign as they took their total to 105.

Here, we pick out other records City have smashed this season – and the ones they can still break…

RECORDS SMASHED

CONSECUTIVE PREMIER LEAGUE WINS

CITY TOTAL: 18

PREVIOUS RECORD: 13

PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea

From Raheem Sterling’s last-gasp winner at Bournemouth on August 26 until City’s 0-0 draw at Crystal Palace on New Year’s Eve, they won 18 Premier League games in a row, demolishing the 13-game record set by Chelsea in 2016/17. The streak also beat Arsenal’s 14-game run of wins which was split across the end of the 2001/02 season and the start of 2002/03.

MOST PASSES ACHIEVED IN A PREMIER LEAGUE GAME

CITY TOTAL: 942

PREVIOUS RECORD: 902

PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER: Man City

The 902 passes achieved against Chelsea in March’s 1-0 win, was the previous Premier League record, surpassing the total set by Guardiola’s side in October against West Brom. Ilkay Gundogan’s 167 successful passes and 181 touches from the same game were also Premier League records. However, in tha match against Swansea on 22nd of April, the Blue Moons broke the record made by themself, by taking 942 passes achieved.

MOST GOALS SCORED

CITY TOTAL: 105

PREVIOUS RECORD: 103

PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2009/10)

Chelsea scored 103 goals during their title-winning season in 2009/10 under Carlo Ancelotti, which equates to 2.7 goals per game on average.

But under Guardiola’s stewardship, City have surpassed that total with a game still to play, reaching 104 for the campaign with the 3-1 win over Brighton.

MOST WINS

CITY TOTAL: 31

PREVIOUS RECORD: 30

RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2016/17)

Antonio Conte’s Chelsea set a new record for Premier League wins with 30 last season, but City have surpassed it at the earliest opportunity. The victory over Brighton was their 31st of an extraordinary campaign.

MOST POINTS

CITY TOTAL: 97

CURRENT RECORD: 95

RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2004/05)

Guardiola’s men have also eclipsed a Chelsea record for points. Having reached 97, they can become the first team in Premier League history to hit 100 points if they beat Southampton on the final day of the campaign.

RECORDS EQUALLED

GAMES TO PLAY WITH TITLE WON

CITY TOTAL: 5

PREVIOUS RECORD: 5

PREVIOUS RECORD HOLDER: Manchester United (2000/01)

The United side of 2000/01 held the previous record for winning the title with the highest number of games remaining, being crowned champions with five fixtures to play after a title-winning 4-2 victory over Coventry at Old Trafford. City have matched that record.

MOST AWAY WINS

CITY TOTAL: 15

CURRENT RECORD: 15

RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2004/05)

City’s win at West Ham means they have won 15 of their 18 away fixtures, only dropping points at Crystal Palace, Liverpool and Burnley.

They’ve matched Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea side of 2004/05 – and can hold the record outright if they win at Southampton on the final day.

RECORDS STILL TO BREAK

MOST AWAY POINTS

CITY TOTAL: 47

CURRENT RECORD: 48

RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2004/05)

Chelsea collected 48 points on the road during 2004/05 and Guardiola will take that record from Mourinho if City win their final day visit to Southampton.

GOAL DIFFERENCE

CITY TOTAL: +78

CURRENT RECORD: +71

RECORD HOLDER: Chelsea (2009/10)

Man City are primed to finish the season with the best-ever goal difference in the Premier League era. The current top tally is +71, set by Chelsea in 2009/10, which was boosted by 29 goals from top goalscorer Didier Drogba.

City’s win over Brighton has taken them to +78 with one game remaining.

POINTS AHEAD OF SECOND

CITY TOTAL: 20 (prior to West Ham vs Man Utd)

CURRENT RECORD: 18

RECORD HOLDER: Manchester United (1999/00)

Manchester United ended the 1999/00 campaign 18 points ahead of runners-up Arsenal, despite winning only 28 of their fixtures.

This season, they trail City by 20 points going into their game in hand against West Ham on Thursday.

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