City strengthened their grip on second spot after beating Tottenham 1-0 in a thrilling encounter at White Hart Lane.
There were chances galore at either end in a game that never let up from start to finish, but it was Sergio Aguero’s first-half goal that proved enough to give the buoyant Blues all three points.
The victory was City’s third win on the bounce and it underlined the character of the dethroned champions, particularly as a title party was just getting underway just a few miles away at Stamford Bridge.
United’s surprise defeat to West Brom meant City went into this game knowing seven points from the final four matches would almost certainly guarantee a top three finish – and automatic progress to the Champions League group stage.Read full match report
Barclays Premier League
As of: 3 May 2015, 6:02 PMView full league table
- Duration: 96 minutes
- Home possession: 55%
- Away possession: 45%
- Home: 5
- Away: 4
- Home: 6
- Away: 11
- Home: 2
- Away: 1