Manchester City wins the Premier League for the second time in a row as they pulled off a magnificent comeback to beat Aston Villa 3-2 on the day to destroy Liverpool’s dream. Aston Villa opened the scoring against Pep’s side as they lead by a goal in the first half.
This is the fourth Premier League title for Pep Guardiola as he goes past Arsene Wenger and Jose Mourinho and won the league in the final matchday with Gundogan and Rodri doing the heroics to pull off the comeback in the most improbable style. Manchester City scored three goals in five minutes and 26 seconds to take the lead over Aston Villa’s two goals to end the season in an unbelievable fashion.
Let’s have a look at the Twitter reactions from fans all around the globe on this finale-day on City’s winning the title:
Pep Guardiola wins four Premier League titles with Manchester City becoming only the second coach to win four titles with staying behind Sir Alex Ferguson. Manchester City was losing the game as they were down by two crucial goals from Aston Villa but Pep’s second-half tactics of introducing Zinchenko and Sterling into the game helped them in creating several goal chances which led to three quick goals from Gundogan and Rodri.
There had been a post-match pitch invasion that greets a famous league triumph as the blue flare exploded at the Etihad Stadium after they pulled off a dramatic comeback which will go down in the history as one of the greatest Premier League finales.
Manchester City wins the league with a one-point difference from Liverpool as they were on the mouth of a shocking defeat to Gerrard’s side but Gundogan’s brace and one from Rodri helped them win the title making Liverpool wait for one full season.
Manchester City vs Aston Villa: As it Happened
The finale matchday started with two teams fighting for the title as Manchester City faced Aston Villa while Liverpool hosted Wolves in the finale battle. Pep’s side went down in the first half with Aston Villa scoring first as Klopp’s side wished that Villa wins.
In the second half, ex-Liverpool legend Coutinho scored one more goal to help his old team to get their hands on the title if Liverpool beat Wolves in the process. The 76th-minute goal started a rampage as City was on top of their opponent and was quick to get the equalizer.
The 81th-minute winner from Iker Gundogan destroyed Klopp’s side’s dream of winning the quadruple this season. Pep’s side emerged as the winner of the game and got their hands on the title for the second year running.