Manchester City hit Swansea to reach FA cup last eight and set new record.

Kyle Walker, Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus were on target as Manchester city beat Swansea 3-1 to win the  15th game in a row in all competitions.

This triumph means Manchester City have set a new record for successive domestic wins by an English top-flight club, surpassing the previous best of 14 achieved by the Preston team of 1891-92 and the 1987-88 Arsenal side.

The win takes them to the last eight of the FA cup. City had dominated until that point – Woodman saving smartly from Torres; Aymeric Laporte and Jesus also going close, captain Raheem Sterling denied a penalty – while Swansea occasionally threatened on the break.

Jay Fulton rose highest but headed wide, while Jamal Lowe’s strength caused young defender Eric Garcia issues.

City takes games away in an instant, however, and the contest ceased to exist within five minutes of the second half.

Rodri, authoritative before hobbling off injured, won possession in midfield and found Sterling between defenders. Sterling, who has rediscovered his goal scoring touch, steadied himself and Woodman waved it into his far corner.

Ilkay Gundogan cross met Bernardo Silva’s head perfectly, the Portuguese nodding across to Jesus, who took one touch to roll his man and rattled past a helpless Woodman to complete the victory..

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