Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stunning Blues Claim More Records in Victory

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Stunning Blues Claim More Records in Victory

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UNTIL the pitch invasion at the end of the game, it didn't appear as if there was anything different at the Etihad.

City turned up and crushed another opponent, as they have done all season - four of the eight fivegoal winning margins from Premier League sides at home this year have been Pep Guardiola's side at the Etihad Stadium.

Swansea were outclassed in a 5-0 hammering yesterday that saw the Blues notch new league records for the most passes completed in the first half (542) of a single game, and attempted over the 90 minutes (1,015).

However, the game did feel different for at least one of the City players. This was the first time this amazing Blues team have played since being confirmed as Premier League champions last weekend, and the atmosphere in the stadium helped inspire another terrific performance. …

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