United suffer shock loss to West Brom, hand title to City

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Manchester City could be confirmed as Premier League champions without playing on Sunday, but only if rivals Manchester United suffer a shock defeat at home to bottom club West Bromwich Albion.

Meanwhile, United manager Jose Mourinho makes two changes to the team that beat Manchester City in the last game, with Eric Bailly replaced by Victor Lindelof and Juan Mata coming in for Jesse Lingard.

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

Manchester United 0-1 West Brom The Exploding Heads recap another Premier League weekend and wonder if it's too soon to celebrate Manchester City's title. It is hard to speak about Manchester City for me, but what Pep Guardiola has done is awesome; to win the title with the football he plays is great.

In addition, based on three points for a win, City's now tally is the most by any side after 33 games of an English top-flight campaign.

Since Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan took ownership of the club in 2008, City has won seven trophies, adding an FA Cup, two League Cups and an FA Community Shield to their league titles.

"I have won titles".

We all love seeing a fair physical battle on the football pitch, but don't expect anything to be fair when you come up against the following 5 players.

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Over £12m was traded on the 2017/18 Premier League Winner market, but with City effectively running away with the title - eventually winning it with five games remaining - no team other then the winners traded at odds-on, or even notably shorter than their pre-season odds.

City captain Vincent Kompany said: "It's the same feeling as the first time and you can't describe it".

The 2012 title win had the infamous last-gasp goal by Sergio Aguero.

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has revealed the advantage of starting early in the Premier League. They've been by far the best team in the league.

Given that they have won only three of their 33 league matches this season, it is clear that they are going down.

David Silva of Manchester City and Pep Guardiola manager of Manchester City.

City defender Benjamin Mendy, who missed most of the season due to injury, turned social media blue as he tweeted: "We are f*****g champions congratulations boys!" Wins over West Ham and Southampton would give them 50, and have Pep's men holding yet another record.

"Eight titles are eight titles and three Premier Leagues are three Premier Leagues".

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