Manchester City win 2021/22 Premier League title after thrilling final day for the ages; City’s fourth title in five years under Pep Guardiola; City secure Premier League glory to end Liverpool’s Quadruple hopes.
City, who knew a victory would secure them the title, were 2-0 down to Aston Villa with just 15 minutes remaining, but turned the game around with three goals in five minutes to win 3-2 in thrilling scenes to rival the famous 2012 Premier League title victory.
Liverpool were 3-1 winners against Wolves, but fell short by just a point after a stunning 38-game duel, ending their Quadruple hopes.
City have now won four Premier League titles and eight major trophies under Pep Guardiola since his arrival in the summer of 2016.
Pep Guardiola speaking to Sky Sports:
“The moment we found a goal it changed everything. We are playing in not normal circumstances but you have to handle it.
“Gundogan is the best inside runner we have. We were arriving down the sides and we needed a player with the sense of tempo in the box and he’s the best.
“We are legends. When you win the Premier League four times in five seasons it’s because these guys are so, so special. We will be remembered. The first title we won with lots of margin, then at Brighton, then winning at home without fans and now with people, it’s the best.
“The magnitude of your achievement is defined by the magnitude of your rival. I’ve never seen a team like Liverpool. I know it’s tough but a huge congratulations to them. They help us to be a better team.
“Today is special as it’s the fifth anniversary of the Manchester arena attack when 22 people were killed. This is for the families. Today was special.”