Despite all of their recent dominance, Pep Guardiola has called on his Manchester City side to improve in one key area.
City are proving to be unstoppable at the moment, at least the numbers say so.
A run of 19 straight wins across all competitions makes the Citizens Europe’s most in-form side at the moment.
The latest win for Guardiola and company came against Borussia Monchengladbach in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16.
Goals from Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus put City firmly in line to qualify for the quarter-finals.
In the Premier League, City also hold a 10-point gap over rivals and second-placed Manchester United.
Despite all their dominance, Guardiola says they must become more clinical in front of goal if they are to have a hope of winning the Champions League.
“We had incredible focus for 90 minutes but we were not good enough today in the opposition’s box,” he said to the club’s website.
“We played really well, but we have to be more clinical in this competition. You have to be better, but in general no complaints because we know how good they are and how physical they are.”
“In this competition, we don’t have much margin for error – if you have a 1 on 1 or a 3 v 2 situation, you have to at least finish the action or make the keeper make a save and we didn’t do it”
“In that position we have to finish better. They have to know that – in the Premier League we can drop points but in this competition, you have to be clinical.”
“If there is something I want us to improve it is that.”
Guardiola also hailed defensive stability as the key reason behind their unbeaten run.
“That’s the reason why we are winning 19 games in a row, just one shot on target is because we make an incredible effort up front.”
“The same process when they create chances, Football is not attack and defense it’s all together.”
“Without good players we can’t do it. The players are fantastic.”
“I have a fantastic relationship with them – we will enjoy the night with some good food and then think about West Ham – that’s all we are thinking about now”