Manchester United’s title hopes rested on a wing and a prayer.
Now, they need an outright miracle. Not even a 2-0 win over Swansea yesterday could tilt the race back in their favour.
Manchester City have all but clinched the Premier League title now. It wasn’t so much their 2-0 win away to Newcastle yesterday which did the job. It was their 1-0 win against Manchester United last week.
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Manchester City's 2-0 win over a determined Newcastle United yesterday was a composed and professional performance, an endearing display of controlled power.
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Football pundit and former Manchester United defender Paul Parker believes Manchester City have been in the driver's seat in the English Premiership title race since the recent Manchester Derby.
Following last Monday’s 1-0 win over Manchester United, the Citizens appear destined for their first league triumph in 44 years, despite being ahead of their bitter rivals only on goal difference.
TNP'S Neil Humphreys outlines the five reasons that allowed City to come out tops in the Manchester Derby:
TNP's Iain Macintosh outlines the 5 reasons why Man United lost to Man City in the Manchester Derby:
GARY LIM and IAIN MACINTOSH share their views ahead of the Manchester Derby...
GARY: We though it was all over, didn’t we?
Roberto Mancini kind of reminded us that 524 times over the past month, until last weekend.
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Presenting his Manchester City notebook on the table, Daniel Tan proclaimed it as their team bible, containing the history of the Sky Blues.
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