Manchester City: Every one of Pep Guardiola’s trophy triumphs in England
The Catalan's revolutionised English football - and delivered a hell of a lot of silverware in five short years
Pep Guardiola has won his eighth major trophy with Manchester City following their Premier League title success.
It could get even better too: the Citizens are set for a Champions League final clash against Chelsea later this month.
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2017-18: Premier League and League Cup double
100. What better way to end this feature than with the goal that sealed City’s historic 100 Premier League points. pic.twitter.com/tZBZhi8D7n— Manchester City (@ManCity) July 27, 2018
After a trophyless first season, Guardiola got his hands on his first silverware at City with a 3-0 win over Arsenal in the Carabao Cup final. They went on to win the league title in style with a record 100 points.
This was the season after Pep spent huge in the summer, bringing in the likes of Kyle Walker, Benjamin Mendy, Ederson and Bernardo Silva to the side, while players like Leroy Sané and Gabriel Jesus had been given time to bed in and hit full speed. City lost two games all season.
2018-19: Domestic treble
City edged out Liverpool by 98 points to 97 in a thrilling title race. They again won the Carabao Cup by beating Chelsea on penalties and they thrashed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final to become the first side to win the domestic treble.
In the Champions League, meanwhile, Tottenham Hotspur edged City in a pulsating second-leg quarter-final. The images of Pep dropping to his knees in the aftermath of Raheem Sterling's disallowed winner have since been etched into the history of the competition.
2019-20: League Cup
City failed to mount a successful title defence as Liverpool took the honours in the pandemic-interrupted season but they were not to end empty-handed after beating Aston Villa 2-1 in the Carabao Cup final.
In the FA Cup semi-final, Arsenal beat them en route to a record 14th trophy, while Lyon got the better of Guardiola's men in Europe. Was the big man past it, though? Was he hell...
2020-21: Premier League and League Cup double
The Premier League campaign began slowly but City hit form with a 15-game winning run from mid-December to early March. They wrapped up the title with three matches to spare. By then they were already Carabao Cup winners for a fourth successive year after beating Tottenham in the final and they could yet add the Champions League to their trophy haul.
Not bad for a team who were 14th in the league earlier this season with many questioning how much further their manager could take them...
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