Man City wins Premier League after United loses to West Brom

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The France global scored two goals - the first time he has done so in the Premier League - in a remarkable second-half recovery from United as they won the Manchester derby 3-2 to deny City a win that would have seen Pep Guardiola's men clinch the title. However, a shock 1-0 win for West Brom, who are now rooted to the bottom of the Premier League means that the title celebrations can start early for the Citizens. Pep Guardiola's side defeated Spurs on Saturday to put the pressure all on Jose Mourinho and his team.

"Manchester City, we won it for you" chanted the West Brom fans at the end of a match greeted by jeers by the home faithful.

But thanks to Rodriguez and an incredible Ben Foster save from a Romelu Lukaku header, City finish the day 16 points clear of their local rivals with only 15 points left to play for.

He won three league titles with Barcelona and twice lifted the Champions League trophy during his Camp Nou reign.

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"That doesn't make me feel super happy and in my opinion affected for sure some of the people that was too happy".

Mourinho said: "We were masters in complicated football, everything was complicated".

The Red Devils are looking to secure six consecutive Premier League wins for the first time since January 2017.

"I trust in my work, that is for sure - I have no reason not to trust", he said. I think with my experience you don't win titles with inconsistency. I have seen many teams win it as champions for the whole season, and it's the first case for us.

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Lukaku would have had another opportunity at a one-on-one with Foster on 36 minutes had his heavy first touch not allowed the Albion stopper to race off his line before the Belgian could get a shot away.

Chris Brunt's corner to the far post was headed back towards his own goal by Nemanja Matic under pressure from Dawson, with Rodriguez stealing in to head in from close range in the 73rd minute.

Daniel Sturridge, Nacer Chadli and Sam Field could all be back in contention for West Brom. But the Spaniard believes leading City to the title would rank among his finest moments. According to Adam Marshall, who is a member of United's media team, the forward was unable to join in with the post-match celebrations because he was throwing up in the toilets.

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