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What is Pep Guardiola’s Champions League record? Barcelona, Manchester City & Bayern Munich titles

7:30 PM IST 30/05/21
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The Catalan's massive European success with Barcelona is no secret - but what is his record with Bayern & Manchester City?

Pep Guardiola has won almost every trophy under the sun during his time managing Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.

He will forever be associated with overseeing Barcelona's tiki-taka golden years, his first full seasons managing the club's first-team some of the most decorated in club history.

But though Guardiola has tasted Premier League, FA Cup and League Cup glory with Manchester City, he has never lifted the Champions League with the Etihad side.

Goal has what you need to know about Guardiola's record in the Champions League and more.

How many Champions League titles has Pep Guardiola won?

Guardiola has won two Champions League titles, both as Barcelona manager.

He won his first Champions League title in his debut season in charge of Barcelona's senior team, defeating Manchester United 2-0 in the 2008-09 final.

In doing so, he became the youngest man to coach a Champions League-winning team. That same season, Barcelona became the first Spanish team to win La Liga, Copa del Rey and the Champions League (known as the treble) in a single campaign.

His second Champions League trophy came in the 2011 final, two years after his first. The Blaugrana were once again victorious against Manchester United in the final at Wembley, this time in a 3-1 win.

When was the last time Pep Guardiola won the Champions League?

The last time Guardiola won the Champions League was with Barcelona, in 2010-11.

He has never won the Champions League with a team that was not Barcelona, or with a team that did not include Lionel Messi, and has only once reached a final with a non-Barcelona side.

He reached the final with Manchester City in 2020-21, while the furthest he went with Bayern Munich was the semi-final.

Guardiola has spoken of his desires to lift the Champions League trophy with City, semi-joking that part of his legacy at the Etihad will be determined by his success in the elite European competition.

“We will, of course, not just be judged on the way we play but the titles we win. That is the truth. It is as simple as that,” said Guardiola in 2020.

“Last year was an extraordinary one for us but people say, 'But you didn't win the Champions League'. That is why I will be judged, if we don't win it in my final period here, that I will be a failure here. I know that.

“But I enjoy working with my players and my players still win a lot of games. Winning a certain way is what helps you to win the titles and we believe we can play that way. We will see at the end.”

You can see Guardiola's progress in the Champions League with Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Manchester City below.

Pep Guardiola's Champions League record with Barcelona

Season UCL round Result
2008-09 Final (winner) Barcelona 2-0 Man Utd
2009-10 Semi-final Barcelona 2-3 Inter (agg.)
2010-11 Final (winner) Barcelona 3-1 Man Utd
2011-12 Semi-final Barcelona 2-3 Chelsea (agg.)

Pep Guardiola's Champions League record with Bayern Munich

Season UCL round Result
2013-14 Semi-final Bayern 0-5 Real Madrid (agg.)
2014-15 Semi-final Bayern 3-5 Barcelona (agg.)
2015-16 Semi-final Bayern 2-2 Atletico Madrid (agg.)

Pep Guardiola's Champions League record with Manchester City

Season UCL round Result
2016-17 Round of 16 Manchester City 6-6 Monaco (agg.)
2017-18 Quarter-final Manchester City 1-5 Liverpool (agg.)
2018-19 Quarter-final Manchester City 4-4 Tottenham (agg.)
2019-20 Semi-final Manchester City 1-3 Lyon (agg.)
2020-21 Final Manchester City 0-1 Chelsea