Manchester City celebrated its Premier League title in style with a 1-0 win against Chelsea on Sunday. Julian Alvarez's 12th-minute goal secured a 12th straight win in the league for Pep Guardiola's team as the fans toasted victory by invading the pitch after the final whistle.
Manchester City were confirmed as Premier League champions for the fifth time in six seasons on Saturday without even having to kick a ball after second-placed Arsenal's challenge ended in defeat away at Nottingham Forest.
Manchester City will open the Premier League season with a trip to Tottenham as part of a tough start to the champions’ title defence. The league’s 2021-22 schedule was released on Wednesday and threw up the intriguing
Dominic Calvert-Lewin scored a brace followed by midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure’s third before the half-time to help Everton end their three-match losing streak in the Premier League with a 3-2 victory over Fulham at the at Craven Cottage Stadium in London on Sunday.
In order to cope up with the tight schedule, which forces the defending champions to be on the field for three times in six and a half days, Klopp is fretting over fielding 11 fits players.
Burnley, who were second from the bottom in the 20-team league with just two points before the match, moved three places up in the table to climbed out of the relegation zone.
Liverpool kept the pressure on Manchester City at the top of the Premier League table and pushed local rivals Everton towards relegation with a 2-0 win in the Merseyside derby on Sunday.
A potential title decider away to City next weekend falls in between both legs of a Champions League quarter-final against Benfica before another meeting with City in the FA Cup semi-finals.
Erik ten Hag said he is "absolutely determined" to bring success back to Manchester United after the Ajax boss was confirmed on Thursday as the troubled club's new manager from next season.