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Man City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Man City confirmed as champions as rivals United lose

Three points on West Brom's 1-0 win vs. Manchester United in the Premier League, a result that confirms Manchester City as champions.

However, the Red Devils handed the title to City in tame fashion eight days later after Jay Rodriguez clinched a rare victory for the rock-bottom Baggies with his 73rd-minute header.

City put themselves in position to win the league by bouncing back from a bitterly disappointing week to ease past Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday to remind everyone why they have been the best side in the country by a distance this season.

It really is Abu Dhabi-owned City's title in seven phases and also their first since former boss Manuel Pellegrini achieved the accomplishment in 2013-14.

Their fans, who had celebrated the comeback victory at the Etihad last week, booed Jose Mourinho's side off the field after they lost to a team who had not won since January. Manchester City have been a cut above the rest all season, and now they are confirmed as the best team in the Premier League.

On April 7, City played United and leading 2-0 at halftime had looked on course to claim the title.

"We did not deserve to lose, we gave them opportunity to win the match", he added.

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Former England global Gary Lineker, who now work as a television presenter, tweeted: "Congratulations to @ManCity on winning the Premier League title".

Meanwhile Mourinho was left counting the cost of an insipid display by his team.

"I think we were deservedly punished because we were masters in complication", Mourinho said, throwing his players under the bus. Everything was slow, everything was one more touch, one more flick, one more trick, one more turn, ball lost and no continuity or fluidity in our football.

The official was on hand 10 minutes later to book Pogba after attempting to throw the ball in, only exacerbating the testimonial feel at Old Trafford. - Trust the process - "I trust in my work, that is for sure - I have no reason not to trust", he said.

And though Foster won't be at the World Cup in June, he could yet be in the Premier League with a new club next season. For myself, my family, and I'm just a great believer that the truth always comes out. You don't win titles with inconsistency. "The mental level, day by day".

United now will look to secure second place and build on a slightly disappointing season which saw José Mourinho struggle to get the most out of a very talented squad.