Pep Guardiola has beaten legendary Manchester United former head coach Sir Alex Ferguson after his side beat Steven Gerrard’s Aston Villa 2-1 in the English Premier League midweek game. The loss was Steven Gerrard first loss since joining Aston Villa as their new head coach.
Pep Guardiola Sets New Record with Villa Win
Manchester City sustained the pressure on leaders Chelsea thanks to goals from Portuguese international Ruben Dias and Bernardo Silva which put City 2-0 up at halftime. Ollie Watkins pulled a goal back for Aston Villa, but it was only a consolation goal as the game ended 2-1.
Following the win, Pep Guardiola’s side is now 32 points and are just one point behind Chelsea in the English Premier League table. And according to football facts and statistics, Pep Guardiola earned his 150th Premier League win at Manchester City to become the fourth manager to reach this total for a club.
And after just 204 games, this record beats Sir Alex Ferguson’s record at Manchester United, who celebrated his 150th win in his 247th match.