Chelsea hold the record for most away wins in a single season with 15 wins during the 2004/05 season.
What would have been most disappointing for the Old Trafford outfit is the fact that it was them that handed their "noisy neighbours" the title instead of making them wait even longer for it. They are on course to break records and in doing so have played a brand of football so good that they are being compared to some of the best sides in Premier League history.
After starting the title party with his Mancunian wife and his United-supporting father-in-law, City captain Vincent Kompany joined team-mates to raise a glass to their success.
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Going back to the United and Arsenal rivalry from the late 90s it would be brilliant if one team could mark themselves out as actually having a chance to challenge City next term and going forward.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that he was confident of landing the 2017-18 Premier League title when the Citizens beat the reigning champions Chelsea at Stamford Bridge back in September.
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Kompany has overcome persistent injury problems in recent seasons to remain a part of Pep Guardiola's plans. If you read what the people say this week we have to improve.
Were the susceptible to losing their heads, after losing a lead to both Liverpool and Manchester United, and seeing their exit from the Champions League seemingly decided by a quick flurry of goals?
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"We were masters in complication, everything was complicated", Mourinho told Sky Sports. "City was the best team, sooner or later they would get the points, so no dramas when the best team wins the league", Mourinho said.
In his second season in charge, Guardiola, aided by the vast financial backing of City's Abu Dhabi-based owners, has created a sublime team that helped him become the first Spanish coach to win the English top-flight title.
Man City have won the Premier League with five games to go, a joint-record.
"We are committed to playing handsome football and we are proud to have done it so brilliantly this season".
"I trust in my work, that is for sure - I have no reason not to trust", he said.