Sunday, May 8, 2022 – 10:08 PM
LONDON, May 8 / WAM / Manchester City took another important step on the road to retaining the English Premier League title with a great 5-0 victory over Newcastle today, Sunday, in matchday 36 of the competition.
And Manchester City was left alone at the top of the competition table, raising its score to 86 points, after Liverpool shared it with him alone for 24 hours, with the latter drawing against Tottenham 1-1 last Saturday night, on the same day.
Thus, Manchester City need just four points from their two remaining games in the competition to clinch the title for the second successive season and for the eighth time in their history, regardless of Liverpool’s results in the remaining two rounds of competition this season.
And Manchester City put on a great performance in the game, deserving a big win to achieve victory number 24, against four draws and one loss in the last 29 games they played against Newcastle in the English Premier League.
And Newcastle once again failed to beat Manchester City in the league at the ‘Al Ittihad’ stadium, after the 17 matches that were played between the two teams at this stadium in the English Premier League competitions ended with the victory of the Manchester City in 15 games and a tie in two games, knowing that today’s victory is Manchester City’s thirteenth consecutive victory over Newcastle with this stadium.
Manchester City finished the first half in their favor, with two clean goals, scored by Raheem Sterling and Emeric Laporte in the 19th and 38th minutes, then the team consolidated its victory in the second half with three more goals scored by Rodrigo Hernandez, Phil Foden and Sterling in the 61st and 90th minutes, and the third of extra time.
Wam / Amin Al-Doubly / Assem Al-Khouli