LIVE: Man City Vs West Ham United 3-1 (FT), Premier League Title Race Run-in

LIVE: Man City Vs West Ham United 3-1 (FT), Premier League Title Race Run-in

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Manchester, United Kingdom - A pleasant day to you and welcome to Legit.ng's coverage of the English Premier League (EPL) 2023-2024 match featuring Manchester City and West Ham at the Etihad Stadium.

The EPL has been decided on the final day on nine previous occasions and City have won each of the last four. It remains to be seen whether the defending champions will retain their cup today, Sunday, May 19.

Man City vs West Ham match today Sunday May 19
Man City and West Ham slug it out in a crucial EPL final day match. Photo credit: Stu Forster
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City are champions!

It is the end of the match. And, just like it has been in the past three seasons, City are champions!

Thank you for joining us for this coverage. See you next time. Bye.

Man City extends lead!

It's 3-1 at the Etihad.

Rodri the goalscorer.

The Spaniard with another clutch moment and he makes it 3-1. City are so close now.

Man City vs West Ham: Teams back underway

The players are back on the pitch.

45 minutes to seal City's destiny.

Man City vs West Ham: End of first half

The referee has sounded the whistle of the first half.

Both teams head towards the tunnel.

Man City vs West Ham: The visitors find the net

Ghanaian international and West Ham star, Mohammed Kudus, has ensured the game is not one-sided.

Kudus netted with an acrobatic kick.

Man City double their lead!

Foden finds the net again.

He has a brace.

18 minutes on the clock.

Man City dominating

Manchester City are taking the game to West Ham United.

86% of possession compared to West Ham's 14% in the opening nine minutes.

Man City vs West Ham: City scores!

In-form Phil Foden has given City the lead.

The 23-year-old netted just inside two minutes. Advantage City!

Man City vs West Ham: Match starts

The match at Etihad has kicked off.

City fans dominate the stadium, and expectedly, desire a win.

Man City releases team news

As expected, Ortega Moreno starts in goal.

Kyle Walker, making his 300th appearance for the club, captains the side.

Man City vs West Ham: Team news

Goalkeeper Ederson is set to miss the game against West Ham after a collision with Tottenham defender Cristian Romero.

He (Ederson) played on for several minutes before eventually being replaced by Stefan Ortega.

Ortega saved City at Spurs and is expected to start again today against the London side.

Man City vs West Ham: match stream

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Man City vs West Ham: Moyes speaks on fixture

West Ham manager, David Moyes, does not appear to hold too much hope of his side stopping Manchester City from winning the Premier League title.

Legit.ng reports that it is Moyes' final game as 'The Hammers' boss.

He joked:

"It would be difficult to stop their Under-14s winning the title."

Man City vs West Ham: Manchester club aims for history

No side in English football history has ever won four top-flight titles in a row.

Man City are within touching distance.

Guardiola stays on as Man City manager

Ahead of the season's last match, Pep Guardiola has confirmed that he will be Manchester City manager also next season.

He said:

“Yes, I have a contract and I want to be here.
“My plan is to be here next season”.
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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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