Jay Rodriguez netted late in the game at Old Trafford, which left Jose Mourinho’s side 16 points behind their neighbours.The win consequently handed City the title, with five games still to play.And Citizens skipper Vincent Kompany was quick to celebrate the news. Video footage emerged last night of the Belgium defender being urged on by fans in a local pub to deliver a victory speech.
CELEBRATIONS: The skipper started the party
“But tonight, we won it again – so lets celebrate together”
He says: “If there are kids in the room, cover their ears, or get them out.“Its been a f****** long journey. “Especially if you’ve been a blue for more than 40 years. “But tonight, we won it again – so let’s celebrate together.”And with that the place erupts with cheers and chants of “Championes”.
Manchester United player ratings v West Brom
MANCHESTER UNITED suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at home to West Brom in the Premier League yesterday – here are our player ratings for United.
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Manchester United FC
Manchester United: Team average – 5.79
The clip was captured and uploaded to Twitter by Alex Hunt, who was there to witness the memorable event.And it quickly went viral. The footage now has more than 630,000 hits, alongside 6,700 retweets and 17,500 likes.
Premier League attendances ranked by percentage of stadium capacity
WHICH fans fill out the majority of their home stadium most often?
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20. Tottenham – 75.16%
Fans were quick to share their opinions on social media.One reply read: “This is amazing.”And another speculated: “He’s going to make a great manager one day.”And a third added: “Massive respect to the man.”
This marks Pep Guardiola’s first title as manager and the club’s third of the Premier League era.The Spaniard will feel relieved after a tough week saw them knocked out of the Champions League by Liverpool.But his side have only dropped points against only Burnley and United since the New Year and accumulated 87 points in 33 games.