Manchester City Crowned English Premier League Football Champions

Florence Fletcher
April 16, 2018

Sterling put in an impressive display as City breezed past Tottenham 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday in what turned out to be a Premier League title-clinching win following Manchester United's surprise defeat to West Brom on Sunday.

Manchester City's Premier League title triumph this season is the "most special" of David Silva's career as he had to contend with the premature birth of his son.

But sealing the silverware thanks to a slip from old enemies United and their boss Jose Mourinho - a long-time rival of Guardiola - was a sweet moment, especially after they lost to their neighbours in the Manchester derby last weekend.

The result leaves City 16 points clear at the top with five games remaining on a total of 87 - the most United can now reach is 86.

"I'm buzzing, over the moon, so happy".

It's not just two games, it's about the course of the season and the quality football that City have played game after game.

The England worldwide scored one against Spurs and won a penalty in a man-of-the-match display, but missed two glaring chances and his prowess in front of goal has always been his weakness. Manchester City has won 28.

But United's loss to bottom-placed West Brom probably caught out the club and the players.

"It's incredible the way we played and I am so glad to be here and be part of this club".

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Manchester United's record of winning the league with a point difference of 18 points.

Five wins from five would give them 103 points - eclipsing Chelsea's record of 95 back in the 2004/05 season.

"I've never been able to retain the title so I want to see if this team has got it in them to carry on and be even more successful".

We're seeing a packed out Etihad Stadium (for the first time ever), along with streets and pubs lined with City fans. The people can believe Manchester City is a good team and a good club.

Juergen Klopp's side were the first to beat City in the league, blitzing them at Anfield with the help of Mohamed Salah, and then embarrassed them in the Champions League.

It was a far cry from his trophy-less first season with City and Kompany said Guardiola's tenacious attitude led them to the summit.

"He unlocks everything but when you think about it he did much, much better than last season and that was important".

'We needed a period of adaptation...his methods were the right ones, we believed in him.

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