The Catalan took just 160 matches as a manager in the competition to reach the total, faster than previous record holder Carlo Ancelotti, who took 180 games to reach three figures. Pep Guardiola is only the third manager to reach the landmark with Sir Alex Ferguson the first to do it after 184 fixtures. The Manchester City boss has won 47 of his 74 matches with City in the tournament at a win rate of 64%. During this period of time, Manchester City have scored 174 goals and conceded just 75.
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Manchester City’s 4-0 semi-final second-leg victory over Real Madrid saw Pep Guardiola become the quickest manager to 100 Champions League wins. Before coming to the Etihad, he masterminded 30 victories in the competition with Barcelona and 23 at Bayern Munich. Only three managers have won more European Cups than Guardiola: Ancelotti, Zinedine Zidane, and Bob Paisley.
Pep Guardiola took City to their first Champions League final in 2020/21 and has now guided them to three consecutive semi-finals. The 5-1 aggregate victory over Madrid means City will face Inter Milan in the final in Istanbul on 10 June.