The 1-0 victory on the Etihad Stadium was once performed out in a birthday celebration environment after Arsenal’s loss at Nottingham Woodland on Saturday night time. Julian Alvarez’s first-half strike secured a twelfth victory in a row and Town’s 5th name in six years.
The whole-time whistle was once met with a pitch invasion, delaying the trophy presentation as Kyle Walker warned Town’s competitors: “Relaxation confident we don’t seem to be completed. We have now the FA Cup in opposition to our sour competitors after which the Champions League. We can rejoice this night after which transfer on to check out and create historical past.
“The treble could be implausible however there’s a large number of soccer to be performed.”
Must Town beat Manchester United within the FA Cup ultimate after which Inter Milan within the Champions League ultimate, then they might fit their competitors’ distinctive treble of the 1998-99 marketing campaign.
Jack Grealish added: “We have now [felt invincible]. It is mad as a result of I spoke to one of the vital lads no longer way back and I stated, ‘Believe if any individual would have stated to you to win the league you have to cross and win 12 video games in a row’.
“I am not pronouncing I did not suppose lets do it but it surely was once going to be tricky. We now have were given such a lot ability on this squad and I believe this present day we really feel unstoppable. And it does not forestall right here, now we have nonetheless were given some huge video games bobbing up.”
Erling Haaland danced with Town fanatics after which described his debut season as “a dream”. He added: “I have no idea what to mention. It is simply unreal and I am so glad.
“Those are recollections I can be mindful for the remainder of my lifestyles. We now have been preventing so onerous. I am simply going to experience at the present time. It is the sort of particular second with this trophy and the entire avid gamers and the entire membership. It is superb.
“Debut season, 36 objectives up to now, Premier League trophy and two finals left – no longer a nasty get started.”