Manchester Metropolis confirmed as Premier League champions after Arsenal defeat
Manchester Metropolis are Premier League champions with three matches left to play after title rivals Arsenal misplaced at Nottingham Forest on Saturday.
Coming into the weekend, Pep Guardiola’s facet wanted only a win to wrap up their fifth title in six seasons and third in a row, however they’ve been confirmed as champions earlier than they even take to the pitch this weekend due to an sudden favour from Forest on the Metropolis Floor.
Taiwo Awoniyi’s first-half objective separated the 2 groups and secured survival for Steve Cooper’s facet in opposition to an Arsenal facet trying drained following the disappointments of current weeks.
Mikel Arteta’s males had been in management within the title race, however handed the momentum again to Metropolis following three straight attracts in April and their hopes of profitable the Premier League all however ended with a 3-0 loss at residence to Brighton final weekend.
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Defeat at Forest means Arsenal are 4 factors behind Metropolis with just one fixture remaining and subsequently can not catch the defending champions.
Guardiola’s facet have put collectively a outstanding run to win it, dropping simply two factors from their final 14 matches. That one draw, coincidentally, got here in opposition to Nottingham Forest.
Forest, with 37 factors, now can’t be caught by both Leicester or Everton, that means their Premier League standing is safe.
Metropolis are at residence to Chelsea on Sunday, with video games in opposition to Brighton and Brentford to return forward of their FA Cup and Champions League last appearances subsequent month as they appear to assert a historic treble.