Manchester City retain Premier League crown after stunning comeback vs Aston Villa, heartbreak for Liverpool

Manchester City retain Premier League crown after stunning comeback vs Aston Villa, heartbreak for Liverpool

Premier League: Pep Guardiola's Manchester City retained the league title after a stunning comeback at home to beat Aston Villa 3-2.

Manchester City scripted a stunning come back at home against Aston Villa to retain the Premier League crown. After going down 2-0, Pep Guardiola's men scored 3 in the last 20 minutes as Ilkay Gundogan's double and Rodri found the back of the net under pressure to send the Etihad into a frenzy.

Manchester City have broken Liverpool's hopes of winning an unprecedented quadruple as they win the Premier League title with a 1-point lead over the Reds for the second time in 4 years. This is Manchester City's 8th league title and 4th time they have won it in the last 5 years.

Liverpool fans in Anfield would have been dreaming of a party later in the evening when Matty Cash struck in the first half to give Steven Gerrard's Villa 1-0 lead in the first half. Former Liverpool man Philippe Coutinho made it 2-0 in the second half to break the hearts of Manchester City fans but Guardiola's men would just not give up.

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Inspired by Gundogan who came off the bench, Manchester City scored 3 goals in a span of 5-and-a-half minutes to win the Premier League crown in a thrilling finish to the season.

City won the title with 93 points, one ahead of second-placed Liverpool. It was the Premier League giants' 9th major trophy since the Spaniard took over at the club in 2016.

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