Manchester United vs West Brom Match Analysis

Aubrey Yates
April 16, 2018

United's home form has provided a backbone to their campaign-they have won 41 points at Old Trafford compared to 30 points away from home-and they have conceded a Premier League-low seven goals on their own soil.

He would have been a little surprised the way the title has been rubber-stamped in City's favour.

Despite the win for West Brom the layers remain convinced that they will be relegated to the Championship with no one willing to offer the minimum odds of [1.01] in the Relegation market.

West Brom are 12 points adrift of safety and winless in the league since January but could have taken a shock lead had they made the most of two early chances.

He is the first Spanish manager to win the Premier League title - a prize he says is the hardest to claim in Europe.

Following the win, West Brom occupy the last league spot with 24 points and are set to face Mohamed Salah's Liverpool on the 21st of April.

But Jose Mourinho's men still ended up handing the trophy to City with a lacklustre display against bottom of the table Albion, who had won only three times in the league this season before this weekend. "I am delighted to have the chance to win in front of our people".

"I have won titles, I would not be happy if someone say won title if someone lose a match". You could see the difference in the attitude to players compared to last week.

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City are 16 points ahead of United with five games to go after beating fourth-place Tottenham's 3-1 on Saturday, only their second home loss of the season.

The 2012 title win had the infamous last-gasp goal by Sergio Aguero.

In truth, that race was over a long time ago and it was a matter of time before City sealed the title.

Paul Pogba starts again in his favourite position again for Manchester United in today's English Premier League clash against West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford.

Pep Guardiola, manager of Manchester City, celebrates victory over Tottenham Hotspur with Raheem Sterling. Eight titles. Three Premier League.

Guardiola has deservedly taken a big share of the plaudits, moulding these talents into a team, and insisting they out-graft as well as outplay the opposition.

City defender Benjamin Mendy, who missed most of the season due to injury, turned social media blue as he tweeted: "We are f*****g champions congratulations boys!" "Don't say City won the title because United did not win, it is not fair on them", he said.

"These players deserve all my respect because they have been unbelievable all season".

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