Champions League: Uphill task to break Bayern Munich's winning spree, admits Manuel Pellegrini

Both Manchester City and Bayern Munich are through to the knock-out stages and all that remains to be settled is who will finish top of the group.

updated: December 09, 2013 18:39 IST
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Coach Manuel Pellegrini admits Manchester City face an uphill task to break Bayern Munich's record-winning streak in the Champions League in Tuesday's battle for top spot in Group D.

Bayern are on record runs in both the Bundesliga and Champions League and their 3-1 win at CSKA Moscow a fortnight ago was their tenth straight victory in Europe, breaking Barcelona's previous record.

Bayern have turned the Allianz Arena into something of a fortress of late, winning all 18 home matches in all competitions since their last defeat in Munich last March at the hands of Arsenal.

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