Man Utd 0-1 West Brom — Sunday Night Takeaway

Man Utd 0-1 West Brom — Sunday Night Takeaway

Albion secured the win thanks to a Jay Rodriguez header from Chris Brunt's corner as the home side failed to clear their lines.

Playing with a virtual back six, where the wingers played as wide full-backs, the league's wooden spoon holders covered most areas in defence, ensuring that the likes of Alexis Sanchez struggled to get into space in the box. United's comebacks under Mourinho suggest it has improved, and yet, is still present.

Regardless of this - but especially if somehow, these players survive to play a consistent part next year - Mourinho has to be more proactive.

Because of this loss, Manchester City are crowned as Premier League champions.

The Spaniard has also won a domestic double after guiding the club to victory in the EFL Cup with a 3-0 win over Arsenal in February's final. Pep Guardiola talks all things Spurs-Man City, Raheem Sterling's performance and what he'll be doing instead of watching Man United-West Brom.

Guardiola showed his ruthless streak after a disappointing first campaign in charge, snapping up goalkeeper Ederson for £35 million ($49 million) within three weeks of the end of the season.

"We have three matches in a week".

But Ryan Giggs, who won 13 titles with Manchester United, believes City need to maintain their dominance for several seasons to join the all-time greats. Everything was slow, everything was one more touch, one more flick, one more trick, one more turn, ball lost and no continuity or fluidity in our football.

Romelu Lukaku saw a header saved by Ben Foster in the second half but, other than that, United rarely threatened to score. It was a joy to watch considering this being the least build up we've had to a derby game in a long time. But the travelling fans will welcome the reward for their dedication. Facing champions Chelsea was a chance to send a message to their challengers and City were up to the task.

West Brom finished with their backs to the wall but had chances of their own, and Jake Livermore had earlier tested David De Gea with arguably the best opportunity before the break.

The Frenchman has been one of the greatest enigmas of the season. Guardiola's side became the first team to win 14 successive English top-flight games in a single season, prompting United manager Jose Mourinho to concede the race was probably over before Christmas.

However, Hughton said: "I'm disappointed with the outcome". Then, the Belgian sent a heading attempt at Foster, and he made the save.

"We played against a really formidable team today", Moore told the BBC.

The issue now is how they bounce back.

Here's what pundits, managers and players have said after City won the league...

Initially challenged for his place in the team by Gabriel Jesus when the Brazilian arrived last January, Aguero has reestablished himself as City's number one striker.

West Brom became the first team to win a game at Old Trafford, having started the day bottom of the league, since Blackburn in 2011. He had the pleasures of meeting international events and writing about major leagues, transfers, hot news, etc. Travis is a football enthusiastic writer and he has analyzed and described almost every major events during 2016 season.

The defending champions were marshalled by Rio Ferdinand and Nemanja Vidic, with Paul Scholes, Owen Hargreaves and Michael Carrick able to intelligently retain possession in midfield. As of now, his legacy in Manchester is one of failure.