Man City set another World Cup record with an entire team in the quarter-finals

Man City have clocked up ANOTHER record at the World Cup … although Pep Guardiola might not be too excited about this one!

The Blues will have 11 players competing in the quarter-finals, and that is a record for the tournament, the first time that any club could field an entire team from the last 8 teams.

England's dramatic penalty shoot-out win over Colombia shot them into the quarter-finals, with John Stones, Kyle Walker and Raheem Sterling playing key roles and Fabian Delph due to re-join the squad once his child is born.

Brazil also have 4 City players in their ranks, in Ederson, Danilo, Fernandinho and Gabriel Jesus.

With Belgium pair Vincent Kompany and Kevin De Bruyne squeaking through against Japan, and Benjamin Mendy in the France squad, the last 16 was another coup for City's global status.

But for Guardiola, it means that the bulk of his squad will not be returning to training until early August, and will miss the US tour.

City, along with Real Madrid, had already set a World Cup record by sending 16 players to the tournament.

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