Guardiola reaches 100-game mark in Champions League
Pep Guardiola will become the first Spanish coach to reach 100 Champions League matches on Wednesday evening as his Manchester City side travels to Ukraine to face Shakhtar in their final group game. Therefore, the match will see Guardiola join the other Champions League managerial 100-game group comprising Jose Mourinho, Carlo Ancelotti, Arsene Wenger and Sir Alex Ferguson.
Guardiola's record and 'perfect' campaign
In his 99 games in charge of Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City, the Catalan coach has won 61 games in the Champions League, drawing 23 and losing 15. With Barcelona he won the trophy on two occasions, in 2009 and 2011, while this season his City side has already sealed top spot in their group, gaining 15 points in five games in which they have scored 13 and conceded three. Guardiola has also overseen four matches in the Champions League play-off phase - two with Barça and two with City.
Champions League veterans
Ferguson stepped down from Manchester United having been in charge of 194 Champions League ties, a competition record. The Scotsman oversaw 105 wins, 50 draws and 39 defeats in a period which saw him win the trophy twice. Wenger, meanwhile, has managed 188 games, first with Monaco and subsequently with Arsenal. Ancelotti's 151 games at the helm have brought him 86 wins, 31 draws and 34 defeats, and he has won the competition three times, twice with Milan and once with Real Madrid. Finally, José Mourinho, who reached his 139th game in the Champions League with United's win over Moscow. The Portuguese coach has lifted the trophy twice, once with Porto and once with Inter Milan, in a run of 139 games, made up of 76 wins, and 39 losses.
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