With one from Julián Álvarez, Manchester City scored and dreams of achieving a historic event in the Premier League: the fight for the title with Arsenal

With one from Julián Álvarez, Manchester City scored and dreams of achieving a historic event in the Premier League: the fight for the title with Arsenal
With one from Julián Álvarez, Manchester City scored and dreams of achieving a historic event in the Premier League: the fight for the title with Arsenal

Although they failed to retain the crown in the Champions League, Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City seems determined to make history this season and this Saturday they took an important step forward by win 4-0 against Fulham at Craven Cottage thanks to a double from Joško Gvardiol (the first was an excellent climb by the Croatian), one from Phil Foden and another from Julián Álvarez.

The Argentine attacker, who yesterday served as CM of the club’s official X account (formerly Twitter) and answered some questions from fans, He entered in the 81st minute for Erling Haaland and scored a penalty goal near the end.

With this result, The Citizens were very well positioned to achieve something that no one could ever do in England: become champion of the local tournament four times in a row. Those led by the Spanish strategist won the last three trophies and have accumulated 85 points with two games remaining, two points more than Arsenal (this Sunday they will visit Old Trafford to face Arsenal).

Julián Álvarez closed the win against Fulham (REUTERS/David Klein)

Since the First Division tournament in the country is called the Premier League, only Manchester United, on two occasions (1998/99, 1999/00 and 2000/01 and in 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2008/09) and the City achieved a treble. Previously, in the First Division stage, Huddersfield (1923/24, 1924/25 and 1925/26), Arsenal (1932/33, 1933/34 and 1934/35) and Liverpool (1981/82, 1982) also achieved it. /83 and 1983/84).

The celestial set of Manchester, in this way, He cherishes his tenth Premier League title. On their path, they now have to face Tottenham (5th, with 60 points) as a visitor on Tuesday, May 14, and on Sunday the 19th they will host West Ham (9th, with 49) at the Etihad Stadium. Mikel Arteta’s men, for their part, tomorrow will clash against the Red Devils (8th, with 54) and on Sunday, May 19, they will host Everton at the Emirates Stadium (15th, with 37). Liverpool was left with no possibilities, 78 units.

Citizens will also have another opportunity to expand their showcases. They are on the verge of arguing the FA Cup final against their eternal rival, Manchester United. This confrontation is not only a rematch of last season’s definition in which the citizens won 2-1 thanks to a double from Ikay Gundogan, but the opportunity to conclude the season with a double. They will meet on May 25, at Wembley Stadium.

Regarding the race to be the top scorer of the tournament, everything indicates that the award will once again go to the Norwegian Erling Haaland, who despite not scoring today has accumulated 25 shouts (six from a penalty) and leads the table above of Chelsea’s Cole Palmer (21) and NewCastle’s Alexander Isak (20). It is also worth highlighting his teammate Phil Foden, who has 17 shouts.

It is worth noting that the promotions of Leicester City and Ipswich Town have already been confirmed (Leeds, Southampton, Norwich and West Bromwich Albion are bidding for the other ticket). Sheffield United, for its part, was condemned to relegation. The other two casts will come from Burnley, Luton Town and Nottingham Forest.

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