WATCH: Innovation Champions - Manchester City ready to exert dominance in UEFA Champions League

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Pep Guardiola's side's controlled, methodical style of football has them heading ever closer to European glory

Manchester City are primed to face a familiar foe in the form of Tottenham in the last eight of the UEFA Champions League.

Pep Guardiola's all-conquering outfit are edging closer and closer to an unprecedented quadruple, and they will no doubt rely on their methodical, swashbuckling brand of football which has served them so well in Europe's premier club competition this season.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, City rank first for Progress per Sequence in the UCL this season (19.4m), while they also lead Europe's best when it comes to Time per Sequence (15.3 seconds).

The Premier League champions don't keep possession for possession's sake. Guardiola's side pass with purpose; their attack is top for average expected goals-per-game this season (2.43).

Innovation Champions – Ep 8

Dominant in possession, deadly in attack 🔥 Manchester City’s unmistakable style has seen them prosper in the UEFA Champions League #InnovateYourGame

Posted by on Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Watch the video above for the statistics and full breakdown. 

Throughout the 2018-19 season, the 'Innovation Champions' series will highlight the Intelligent Movement of Europe's top teams. Follow the series on Facebook at  Nissan Football Lab.