Manchester City's win in Kiev broke an unwanted Premier League record

They were the first English team to win a Champions League first leg since 2012

BY Daniel Kelly 08:18 Thursday 25 February 2016, 8:18 25 Feb 2016

Manchester City's Yaya Toure celebrates after scoring his side third goal against Dynamo Kiev. (AP Photo/Sergei Chuzavkov)

Manchester City's 3-1 win over Dynamo Kiev un Ukraine on Wednesday night was the first time a Premier League team won the first leg of a Champions League knockout game since 2012.

On the way to winning the Champions League in 2012, Chelsea defeated Barcelona 1-0 in the first leg of their semi-final in Stamford Bridge. From that game in London, to City's win in Kiev, Premier League sides had not won a first leg at 14 times of asking.

Didier Drogba scored the only goal of the game as Chelsea defeated Barcelona in 2012. Picture by: Kirsty Wigglesworth / AP/Press Association Images

Here are a full list of the results from the 2012 Champions League semi-final up to Wednesday night's win for Manchester City in Kiev:

2012: (Semi-Final) Chelsea 1-0 Barcelona

2013: (Round of 16) Arsenal 1-3 Bayern Munich

2013: (Round of 16) Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester United

2014: (Round of 16) Manchester City 0-2 Barcelona

2014: (Round of 16) Olympiacos 2-0 Manchester United

2014: (Round of 16) Galatasaray 1-1 Chelsea

2014: (Round of 16) Arsenal 0-2 Bayern Munich

2014: (Quarter-Final) PSG 3-1 Chelsea

2014: (Quarter-Final) Manchester United 1-1 Bayern Munich

2014: (Semi-Final) Atletico Madrid 0-0 Chelsea

2015: (Round of 16) PSG 1-1 Chelsea

2015: (Round of 16) Manchester City 1-2 Barcelona

2015: (Round of 16) Arsenal 1-3 Monaco

2016: (Round of 16) PSG 2-1 Chelsea

2016: (Round of 16) Arsenal 0-2 Barcelona

2016: (Round of 16) Dynamo Kiev 1-3 Manchester United

That run of 14 games without a win included nine losses and five draws. Of the 12 ties up to last season that were completed, the Premier League team advanced to the next round on only four occasions.


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