He would have been a little surprised the way the title has been rubber-stamped in City's favour.
'Golf, my son, friends.
While still nine points from safety, it was an awesome end to a match that had started with Livermore showing composure that belied his role as a midfield enforcer as he cut away from Victor Lindelof to be denied by David De Gea. The Cherries sit ten points above the relegation zone in eleventh place and have won just six games at home this season, with one of those victories coming against Arsenal.
Mata sliced wide from just outside the penalty area before the ineffective Pogba was hauled off for Anthony Martial just before the hour in a desperate attempt to inject some spark into United's lifeless attack.
When his first touch wasn't heavy, he found Ben Foster an impenetrable barrier as the West Brom goalkeeper produced impressive saves from Lukaku in each half. United ended the game playing five up front, none of them able to conjure anything.
Ultimately, Rodriguez was the saviour for West Brom, and the title-clincher for City.
"We've won you the league, Manchester City, we've won you the league", sang West Brom's jubilant fans near the end of the game.
"We were masters in complication, everything was complicated", said Mourinho.
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Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident as well and ordered immediate arrests of the attackers. All the bar councils across Pakistan have given strike call for Monday to protest against the firing incidents.
"We couldn't play fast, we couldn't think fast, everything was complicated, " he said. Everything was complicated, players didn't want or couldn't play simple, everything was slow, one more touch, one more flick, one more turn, ball lost.
Should United beat West Brom today, Bournemouth will also have the opportunity to give the blues the title when they face United on Wednesday. "We wanted to dribble and dribble, and everything was complicated".
"Our Time. Our City".
The Sunday afternoon of sport continues with their second of a double header in the Premier League as Man United host West Brom in what we expect to be a one sided encounter at Old Trafford. "So happy to be able to share another trophy with our incredible fans!" tweeted City's captain Vincent Kompany.
"Everyone is ideal, apart from Romero", said Mourinho in his press conference ahead of the game.
Pep Guardiola's side are once again on the brink of securing the title after an impressive performance in beating Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 at Wembley on Saturday.
City, however, now sit on 87, and would reach 102 points if they were to win each of their remaining five games, thus becoming the first to ever crack 100 in the English top flight in the process.
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