FOOTBALL – Manchester City won their first English league title in 44 years after scoring two injury time goals in their 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday. Today’s Premier League ending reminded us of the 2000/01 finish in the Bundesliga when Schalke 04 fans were already celebrating when Bayern München scored in extra time on the final matchday. For more facts on Man City’s title, click read more.
> The PL title race was decided on goal difference for the first time.
> Manchester City is the first club since Manchester United in 2007/08 to win the Premier League by scoring the most goals and conceding the fewest.
> Manchester City ended the season with 55 home points – equaling the PL record for most home points in a season set by Chelsea in 2005/06 and United last season.
> Sergio Agüero scored his 23rd PL goal of the season – equal-most of any player in a single season for City - Carlos Tévez’s 23 goals from 2009/10 – and also equal-most with Tévez as the most by a South American player in a PL season.
> Manchester United finished the season with a total of 89 points – the first side to reach this total in a 38-match PL season and fail to win the division.