Pep Guardiola: Man City boss beats Louis van Gaal's European 100-game record

Pep Guardiola
Pep Guardiola has won the Champions League twice as a manager - in 2009 and 2011

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has eclipsed Louis van Gaal as the most successful manager in European club football after 100 games.

The ex-Barcelona boss lost his 100th match on Wednesday in the Champions League last-16 second leg with Monaco.

But his European record stands at 61 wins, 23 draws and 16 defeats.

That puts him marginally ahead of former Manchester United boss Van Gaal, who also won 61 of his first 100 games in Europe, but drew 22 and lost 17.

Titles won by managers with five best 100-game records in Europe
Pep GuardiolaChampions League (Barcelona 2008-09, 2010-11); Uefa Super Cup (Barcelona 2009, 2011; Bayern Munich 2013)
Louis van GaalChampions League (Ajax 1994-95); Uefa Cup (Ajax 1991-92); Uefa Super Cup (Ajax 1995; Barcelona 1997)
Rafael Benitez Champions League (Liverpool 2004-05); Uefa Cup/Europa League (Valencia 2003-04; Chelsea 2012-13); Uefa Super Cup (Liverpool 2005)
Jupp HeynckesChampions League (Real Madrid 1997-98; Bayern Munich 2012-13); Intertoto Cup (2003, 2004)
Valeriy LobanovskiyUefa Cup Winners' Cup (Dynamo Kiev 1975, 1986); Uefa Super Cup (1975)
Giovanni TrapattoniUefa Cup (Juventus 1976-77, 1992-93; Inter 1990-91); Uefa Cup Winners' Cup (Juventus 1984); Uefa Super Cup (Juventus 1984)

City won the first leg of their last-16 tie 5-3, but were beaten 3-1 in Monaco and went out of the competition on away goals.

Former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez, now in charge of Championship leaders Newcastle, has dropped from second to third on the list. He won 60, drew 22 and lost 18 of his first 100 games in European competition.

Sir Alex Ferguson, who won the Champions League twice with Manchester United, is 12th (W49; D32; L19), while current United boss Jose Mourinho is ninth (W54; D25; L21).

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger sits 27th on the list after winning 42 of his first 100 games in Europe, drawing 29 and losing 29.

Coaches' records in Uefa club competition after 100 games:

Pep Guardiola: W61 D23 L16

Louis van Gaal: W61 D22 L17

Rafael Benitez: W60 D22 L18

Jupp Heynckes: W58 D20 L22

Valeriy Lobanovskiy: W56 D23 L21

Giovanni Trapattoni: W56 D22 L22

Fabio Capello: W54 D27 L19

Sven-Goran Eriksson: W54 D26 L20

Jose Mourinho: W54 D25 L21

Carlo Ancelotti: W51 D27 L22

Ernst Happel: W54 D18 L28

Sir Alex Ferguson: W49 D32 L19

Manuel Pellegrini: W48 D32 L20

Jorge Jesus: W51 D22 L27

Otto Rehhagel: W52 D19 L29

Sir Bobby Robson: W50 D25 L25

Ottmar Hitzfeld: W50 D24 L26

Dick Advocaat: W48 D29 L23

Luciano Spalletti: W51 D19 L30

Unai Emery: W47 D29 L24

Roberto Mancini: W47 D27 L26

Oleg Romantsev: W46 D23 L31

Guy Roux: W46 D23 L31

Thomas Schaaf: W44 D24 L32

Christian Gross: W44 D23 L33

Guus Hiddink: W43 D26 L31

Arsene Wenger: W42 D29 L29

Mircea Lucescu: W42 D25 L33

Yuri Semin: W39 D23 L38

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