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Man City v West Ham LIVE: Premier League result and final score as Phil Foden inspires victory

Manchester City 3-1 West Ham: City claim fourth successive league title after Foden brace and Rodri’s second-half strike

Ben Fleming
Sunday 19 May 2024 20:13 BST
We will get credit for title if we win, don't know what people think of us - Guardiola

Manchester City won an unprecedented fourth straight English top-flight title with a 3-1 win over West Ham United on Sunday to pip rivals Arsenal on the final day of a thrilling Premier League season.

Two glorious early goals from league player of the season Phil Foden created a party atmosphere in the sunshine at the Etihad Stadium before a stunning bicycle kick from Mohammed Kudus before halftime brought West Ham briefly into the game.

But Rodri sealed the victory with a low 59th-minute shot from outside the area, giving Pep Guardiola’s side a phenomenal sixth title in seven years. Fans danced in their seats, belting out: “Champions again!” and “Are you watching Arsenal?”

In one of the closest title races in Premier League history, Arsenal could have taken the championship had City dropped points. But the Londoners’ 2-1 win in their game against Everton was in vain, leaving them two points behind.

Follow all the reaction below.


GOAL! Manchester City 3-1 West Ham (59 mins)

A huge goal from the Spaniard! Out of nowhere, Rodri produces a moment of quality from the edge of the box to find the bottom corner and restore City’s two-goal lead.

The ground erupts with relief and Guardiola’s side surely have one hand back on the trophy now.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:24

Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

59 mins: Not much to report from the Emirates, where it remains 1-1.

And, quite frankly, not much to report from the Etihad where West Ham are camped on the edge of their box and trying to withstand City’s advances.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:23

Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

53 mins: Foden swings in a corner but it’s headed clear by Ward-Prowse.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:17

Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

51 mins: Foden is given far too much room on the edge of the box and lines up a curling effort from range. It has Areola worried but there’s not enough curl on it and it’s wide of the mark.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:15

Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

50 mins: A quiet start to this second half as De Bruyne’s half chance drifts comfortably wide of the post.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:13

KICK-OFF! Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

46 mins: And we’re back underway in the second half.

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:09

Don’t panic City fans

Manchester City are unbeaten in their last 64 English Premier League matches when leading at half-time (W57, D7) dating back to 18th May 2021 against Brighton & Hove Albion (L2-3).

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:05

HALF-TIME: Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

Work still to be done

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Ben Fleming19 May 2024 17:02

HALF-TIME: Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

Let’s have a look at those three first-half goals:

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 16:58

HALF-TIME: Manchester City 2-1 West Ham

It’s also half-time at the Emirates, with Tomiyasu’s goal cancelling out Gueye’s deflected free-kick.

As things stand, City are still on course to win the league but it’s certainly not over just yet. Arsenal need to find a second goal and hope that their London rivals can do them a favour at the Etihad and grab another goal against the run of play.

Don’t go anywhere just yet...

Ben Fleming19 May 2024 16:55

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