GBR | May 22, 2022

Man City fight back to win title, Spurs take fourth

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Manchester City’s Ilkay Gundogan celebrates scoring their third goal with teammates. (Photo: REUTERS/Hannah Mckay)


Manchester City won the Premier League title by a point from rivals Liverpool on the final day of the campaign after Pep Guardiola’s side survived a huge scare today (May 22).

City had to fight back from 2-0 down in the second half, but three goals in the space of five minutes – including two from German substitute Ilkay Gundogan set off the party, with fans pouring onto the field at the Etihad Stadium at the final whistle.

Liverpool had also found it hard to get their business done at Anfield against Wolverhampton Wanderers but late goals from Mohamed Salah and Andy Robertson earned them a 3-1 win.

Manchester City fans next to a broken goal post as they celebrate on the pitch after winning the Premier League. (Photo: REUTERS/Hannah Mckay)

Tottenham Hotspur comfortably secured the fourth Champions League spot with a 5-0 win at relegated Norwich City while North London rivals Arsenal had to settle for fifth spot despite crushing Everton 5-1 at the Emirates Stadium.

Burnley were relegated after they lost 2-1 at home to Newcastle United while Leeds United secured survival with a 2-1 victory at Brentford.

Norwich and Watford had already been relegated before the final day.


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