Manchester City thrashed West Ham to secure their fourth straight Premier League title – La Opinion

Manchester City thrashed West Ham to secure their fourth straight Premier League title – La Opinion


Manchester City Pep Guardiola continues with its dominance in the Premier League and this Sunday the Spanish coach’s team won its fourth consecutive title after beating the West Ham (3-1) that had Mexican Edson Álvarez playing the last 20 minutes.

A double from Phil Foden (m.2 and m.18) and the same from Rodri (m.59) gave the Citizens victory on the last day of the English championship, winning the fight against Arsenal who this Sunday also stayed with a victory against Everton (2-1).

The team of Pep Guardiolawhich continues to add titles to its record, ended the season with 91 points, two more than the troop led by the Spanish coach Mikel Arteta, who ended up losing a good advantage in the table that he had achieved during the first half of the campaign.

Manchester City players celebrating one of their goals in front of their fans at the Etihad Stadium.
Manchester City players celebrating one of their goals in this Sunday’s match against West Ham in front of their fans at the Etihad Stadium.
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For Manchester City, who last season won the long-awaited treble (Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League), it is the sixth league title in the last seven seasons. Only Liverpool in the 2018-2019 season have managed to break the Citizens’ dominance.

This Sunday was the ninth consecutive victory for City, which achieved a spectacular end to the season in England to secure the fourth Premier League title, a milestone for the team led by Pep Guardiola, who becomes the first to achieve this in the league history.

Previously, only Huddersfield Town (between the 1923 and 1926 seasons), Arsenal (1932-1935), Liverpool (1981-1984) and Manchester United, on two occasions, from 1998 to 2001, and from 2006 to 2009, had been able to win three championships in a row.

Spanish coach Pep Guardiola, celebrating one of Manchester City's goals during this Sunday's victory against West Ham.
Spanish technical director Pep Guardiola, celebrating one of the goals scored by Manchester City during this Sunday’s victory against West Ham at the close of the season in England.
Credit: ASH ALLEN | EFE

Pep Guardiola continues making history

Beyond the achievement at the group level and the new conquest of Manchester City in the Premier League this Sunday, the title achieved this Sunday by the Spanish coach Pep Guardiola allows him to increase his impressive record.

The former coach of FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich is the only coach in history to have won a ‘Sextete’ and two ‘treblets’, but as of now he has a total of 12 local championships in 15 seasons. He so far has 38 titles, only behind Sir Alex Ferguson (49).

Did Edson Álvarez play his last game for West Ham?

Mexican midfielder Edson Álvarez closed a great season on an individual level this Sunday in the defeat suffered by West Ham against Manchester City (3-1) in which “El Machín” played the last 20 minutes after having started on the bench of substitutes.

With the departure of David Moyes from the team’s bench, there has been speculation about a possible departure of the Mexican player who would be being sought by teams in the Bundesliga and the Premier League itself, so this could have been his last game with West Ham. .

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