City clinch Premiership title

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Updated: May 11, 2014

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Manchester City clinched their third Premiership title in 3 years when they closed out their season with a 2-0 win over West Ham at the Etihad stadium.

Goals from Sami Nasri and Vincent Kompany ensured that Manuel Pellegrini enjoyed the perfect start to his first year in the Premiership by finishing 2 points clear of Liverpool.

The performance capped City’s best-ever season in the top flight as Manuel Pellegrini’s men finished on 86 points, scoring 102 goals and conceding just 37.

Liverpool closed out their season with a 2-1 comeback win over Newcastle which gives them second place.

At the start of the day they had slender hopes of a first title since 1990 however they needed City to lose.

Newcastle took the early lead thanks to an own goal by Martin Skrtel however Sturridge and Agger got the Reds back on track and a closing win in what has been a superb season for Brendan Rogers’ team.

in other action, Tottenham secured a place in the Europa League next season by getting a 3-0 win over Aston Villa at White Hart Lane, Swansea City closed out its Premier League season with an emphatic 3-1 victory over Sunderland at the Stadium of Light while Manchester United avoided defeat in its final match of the season, coming from behind to get a point from a 1-1 draw at Southampton.

Arsenal scored two second-half goals at Carrow Road on Sunday to close out the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Norwich City who join Cardiff and Fulham in the Championship next season.

Everton ended its impressive season on a high note, getting a 2-0 win over Hull City at the KC Stadium, Chelsea came from behind to get a 2-1 win at Cardiff City, Chris David scored at the death to give Fulham a dramatic 2-2 draw against Crystal Palace and Stoke City ended its Premier League season with a dramatic 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion.