IT wasn’t notably fairly, however the Manchester Metropolis juggernaut stored on rolling on Sunday.
Pep Guardiola’s males battled from a objective all the way down to beat a decided Huddersfield 2-1 on the John Smith’s Stadium.
Having gone 1-Zero down on the stroke of half-time, Metropolis confronted an uphill battle as they appeared to maintain their profitable streak alive.
The truth is, solely a Sergio Aguero penalty and a scrappy Raheem Sterling strike within the 85th-minute allowed the Manchester giants to stroll away with three factors.
In doing so, Metropolis set a brand new file in storming to the 11th away win in a row in all competitions.
The victory additionally noticed Guardiola’s aspect file their 18th-straight victory, residence and away, in all matches – whereas extending their unbeaten streak to an unbelievable 26 matches.
Maybe much more amazingly, in coming from behind at half-time, Metropolis broke a 22-year curse.
Not since April 1995 had the Etihad aspect battled again from a deficit on the break to come back away with all three factors.
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On prime of all of that, Manchester Metropolis have now prolonged their unbelievable begin to the Premier League season…
With 37 factors and a objective distinction of +34 from simply 13 league video games, Metropolis boast not solely the most effective Prem file, however the most effective top-flight league file in England ever.
Even when changing the previous “two factors for a win” numbers to the modern-day three, Metropolis nonetheless boast essentially the most unbelievable file.
Tottenham in 1960-61 and Liverpool in 1990-91 each racked up 37 factors from 13 video games – however with a far inferior objective distinction.
Then, you actually need to delve into the archives to seek out the next-best data – with the 1907-08 Manchester United aspect boasting 36 factors from 13 video games, whereas Preston’s 1888-89 “Invincibles” racked up 35.
Curiously, the one crew within the Premier League period to ever attain 35 factors are Manchester Metropolis – in 2011-12, after they received the title… and this 12 months.
In order issues stand, eight factors away from second-placed United, Metropolis look like storming to their third Premier League crown.