Manchester City has been a team that was looking like Champions right from the first match of the season. They looked brilliant under the able guidance of Pep Guardiola. Pep did transform the team from the moment he took charge of the team. City looked like well-oiled machines and played some of the most spectacular football of the season. The last match was no exception at all. City faced off against Aston Villa in their last match of the season.
Both the teams were eager to end the season on a high. The players of Manchester City had added pressure as they were chasing the championship. The game began in a fast-paced way and both the teams started attacking. The first few minutes looked exciting but little did it hint about the drama that was going to be unfolded.
To everyone’s surprise, Aston Villa managed to get past the defense of the City. After the first goal was scored, the stadium went pin-drop silent. To add insult to the injury, Aston Villa came back to score a second goal. All the hopes for the team to win the championship seemed to go up in flames. However, Pep Guardiola’s boys had other ideas. Let us learn more about the story in detail below.
Manchester City Comes From Behind To Win 3-2
Manchester City produced a gem of a match to clinch the English Premier League title. It was a palpable night for Pep Guardiola as Liverpool was also trying to topple the City. Both the matches started at the same time and Liverpool looked to steal the Championship away after Manchester trailed by a couple of goals. However, the dream comeback started after halftime.
Gundogan was the hero of the match by scoring a brace when it was needed the most. He netted home a couple while Rodrigo chipped in with a third to complete one of the fairytale comebacks of Premier League history. Manchester City finished the league with 93 points. It was a heartbreak for Liverpool as they finished second with 92 points and missed out on the championship by just one point.