Man City equal top-flight record for earliest title win

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If Moore's men can match the aptitude and effort that they displayed against United, they have every chance of beating the Reds.

United fell to a shock 1-0 loss to bottom dwellers West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford, a result that confirmed City as champions.

United, fresh off a win in the Manchester derby, will be looking to keep the momentum going despite the fact they have little to play for at this stage of the season.

Captain Vincent Kompany, in his 10th campaign with the Blues and now officially the most successful captain of all time, dedicated the crown to the City fans.

"I congratulate them", Mourinho said.

Goalkeeper Ederson Moraes was watching former club Benfica play Porto in the Portuguese league.

Pogba scored twice in three minutes at the Etihad Stadium as United turned a two-goal deficit into a 3-2 victory, and in doing so forced their rivals to wait a little longer to secure the Premier League title.

Juan Mata has challenged Manchester United to salvage their season with a runner-up finish in the Premier League and FA Cup glory.

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In sealing the league at this stage, City matched the record for the earliest title win - held by United since 2001.

Henry, who implored him to emulate his City performance on a more consistent basis, said that such displays prove he can not. "Very happy to call us champions this year".

An 18-match winning run from late August to late December laid City's platform for the runaway title victory, and it was only a matter of when it would be clinched.

Few - including Guardiola - expected it to happen on Sunday.

"Today is a sense of achievement because we've won the title in a way for the first time, I'd like to have won all other titles, so I'm extremely proud about this, and extremely aware of how fast these moments can go". Here are some of the most impressive stats from their title win.

United midfielder Nemanja Matic had headed a corner across his own goal area and Rodriguez reacted quickly to nod home the victor.

Mourinho branded his players "masters in complication" in the aftermath of their defeat to the Baggies.

Not only that, he did it with five games remaining, equalling the English top-flight record of United (1907-08 and 2000-01) and Everton (1984-85).