Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Manchester City clinch Premier League tittle on final day

Manchester City emerged top ahead of Liverpool on the final day of the season following a remarkable comeback against Aston Villa at the Etihad Stadium.

Pep Guardiola’s side overturned a 2-0 difference to win the clash 3-2 thanks to two goals from Ilkay Gundogan¬†with a few minutes left to the end of the Sunday fixture.

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Steven Gerrard side took the lead through Matty Cash who converted from a header as former Liverpool playmaker Phillipe Coutinho doubled the lead thanks to his fine strike.

At the end of the match, Liverpool fans rushed to the stadium to celebrate the win forcing security personnel to guide the players out before the final trophy presentation and celebration.

In another fixture of the day, Liverpool came from behind to beat stubborn Wolves at Anfield thanks to three goals from Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson but the win could not win them the tittle.

Leeds ensured their stay come next season after beating Brentford 2-1 thanks to a late strike by Jack Harrison. Burnley were however unlucky as they faced relegation thanks to a 2-1 loss against Newcastle.

Tottenham Hotspurs cemented their fourth place finish beating Norwich 5-0 at booking a place in the Champions League next season. Even though Arsenal secured a 5-1 win against Everton, they retained their fifth position and a place in the Europa League.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah and Son Heung-Min shared the golden boot after both players recorded 23 goals at the end of the season.

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Alex Kiprop
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