EPL aftermath: Pep Guardiola revels in Manchester City's success

Dec 05, 2017, 08:42 IST | PA Sport

Pep Guardiola would be delighted to be crowned the new king of 'Fergie time' after Manchester City grabbed yet another late winner against West Ham

Pep Guardiola would be delighted to be crowned the new king of 'Fergie time' after Manchester City grabbed yet another late winner against West Ham. City equalled the Premier League record of 13 consecutive victories with a 2-1 success at the Etihad Stadium and have a chance to break new ground against their rivals at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola
Man City boss Pep Guardiola

There have been romps and thrashings along the way but their past four matches have all been settled in the final 10 minutes, with David Silva's 83rd-minute finish against the Hammers a relatively early decider by recent standards. And Guardiola is happy to take a reputation once owned by Red Devils boss Alex Ferguson, whose sides were renowned for late goals. "I heard about the Fergie time, I was not in England in that period but of course you have to have that," said Guardiola, whose team reclaimed their eight-point lead over United at the top. "What we have shown in the last games is we never give up. If we can take something about the Fergie Time, it is welcome, a pleasure."

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