We take a look at the best winning runs in the history of English football.
With Real Madrid having seen off the challenge of relegation haunted Almeria in La Liga on Friday evening, Carlo Ancelotti’s side notched up their 20th straight victory in all competitions, moving them closer to Brazilian side Coritiba’s outstanding world record.
Can these statistics be matched in English football, however? Radio station talkSPORT have found out, ranking the top six winning runs in English football history, with only games from domestic competitions counting:
=4) Manchester United (1985 – 11 games)