Published: Mon, April 16, 2018
Sport | By Wilson Duncan

Records broken and records still to come for title winners Man City

Records broken and records still to come for title winners Man City

By being crowned champions at this point in the season, City have equalled the Premier League record for the earliest win.

Whether City are the greatest Premier League champions remains firmly up for debate among football fans but should they topple six records between now and the end of the season, the argument against would become tougher and tougher to make.

'We all believed in it, otherwise it wouldn't happen, ' Kompany said.

Soon after the ADUG takeover, club's chief executive Garry Cook was quoted saying "China and India are gagging for football content to watch and we're going to tell them that City is their content".

Vincent Kompany of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his sides second goal during the Carabao Cup Final between Arsenal and Manchester City at Wembley Stadium on February 25, 2018 in London, England.

The FC crew examine the statistics behind Man City's title-winning season and debate if it's been the most dominant in English top-flight history.

City though have never successfully defended a league title and Kompany is hoping he can help build a dynasty at the Etihad. I want to see how we react now next season. A 16-point lead with five games to play and 93 goals scored represents an emphatic response, not that any doubts ever existed inside the City dressing room.

With only five matches left to be played in the season, Pep Guardiola's team would be champions elect if Manchester United lost their game against WBA on Sunday.

Adam Bate, Sky Sports: "Manchester City's collective effort has put them miles ahead of the rest and secured the title with five games to spare".

In the past, so many Premier League winners have been associated with power and counter-attacking prowess.

City now boast an away points total of 44 following their 14 wins, two draws and one defeat - the famous 4-3 thriller at Anfield in January.

As some City players celebrated their title win at a local pub with their fans, we look at how the press reacted to the club winning the Premier League.

He said: "I don't know if I was the first or if I was the second or the third, but I congratulated them face-to-face when I had the chance to do it".

"Playing in the Champions League at that age, sometimes it's complicated and maybe it's a good lesson for them for the future and for next season".

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