Manchester City Retain 2021/22 Premier League Title

Manchester City Retain 2021/22 Premier League Title

Manchester City came from two goals down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 to retain their English Premier League at the Etihad Stadium.

Three goals in five minutes late in the game turned the match – and the title race – on its head as substitute Ilkay Gundogan scored two, either side of Rodri’s strike. Liverpool’s late win over Wolves meant that only victory would have been enough for City.

It was an extraordinary way to do it, almost as remarkable in its own way as events a decade ago when Sergio Aguero won the title in stoppage-time. City had looked a beaten side when Philippe Coutinho added to Matty Cash’s opener midway through the second half.

Man City’s amazing win in stats

  • Manchester City have won their sixth Premier League title, with four of those coming in the last five seasons.
  • City came from two goals down to win a Premier League game for the first time since February 2005.
  • There were just 12 minutes and 22 seconds between City going 2-0 down, and then leading 3-2 in the match.
  • Ilkay Gundogan is the first City player to score twice as a substitute in a Premier League match since Sergio Aguero, who did so on the final day against Everton last season.

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