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The Best Winning Run Across All Competitions Manchester City

  The longest winning streak for Manchester City  is 21 wins in row, achieved in the 2020-21 season across all competitions. Pep Guardiola 's team achieved this remarkable record by beating 21 teams in the English Premiership League (EPL), Football League (EFL) Cup, FA Cup, and UEFA Champions League. Manchester City has won 15 EPL, 2 EFL Cup, 3 FA Cup, and 1 UEFA Champions League match. Surprisingly, this achievement was achieved without Sergio Ag├╝ero who is the leading goal scorer for Manchester City football club - 260 goals ! Sergio was injured and suffering from COVID-19 during January and February. Another surprise has been the solid defense from Man City, they have managed to keep 12 clean sheets in their 21 games.  Manchester City surpassed  Arsenal  record set in 2002 of 14 wins in a row in all competitions. Longest Winning Run in the League The longest recorded winning run in a European League was Bayern Munich with 19 wins in the 2013-14 Bundesliga season. This was when P

Victor Gomes one of the best referees in Africa

Victor Gomes is one of the best referees in South Africa and on the African continent. Referees are one of the most important people in the game of football - without them, the laws of football cannot be enforced. He has refereed the game of football with distinction in his career that begun in 2008. He is not only a referee on the African continent but also an international referee since 2011. Important Facts Full Name:  Victor Miguel de Freitas Gomes Date of Birth:  15 December 1982, in Johannesburg Number of International Games Refereed:    2   Total Number of Games Refereed:    269   Awards:  PSL Referee of the Season in 2012–13                PSL Referee of the Season in 2017–18 Statistics Victor Gomes is perceived as releasing red cards and penalties recklessly by football pundits and coaches. In 2014, he awarded 5 penalties in a game - Mamelodi Sundowns versus Ajax Cape Town. Sundown was given 3 penalties and Ajax Cape Town 2 penalties. He matched referee Kelvin Morton's r