- Manchester City were stopped from being crowned Premier League champions
- They were defeated by rivals Manchester United
- It was also discovered from footage that Sterling's teammate Fabian Delph tried to gee up his England colleague by making a half-time prediction
Manchester City would have been celebrating the Premier League title if not for a sensational second half display by rivals Manchester United.
City were already 2 - 0 up at the end of the first 45 minutes and were literally on the verge of crowning their fantastic campaign with the confirmation of what we know has been coming for a while.
Definitely they will be crowned champions, of course, but the opportunity to win the title at home to their biggest rivals looked to be an opportunity they could not pass up sadly they they did.
United's comeback from two goals down to win 3-2 and Raheem Sterling in particular was guilty of being extremely wasteful, firing two efforts over the crossbar when it looked easier to score.
It was also discovered from footage that Sterling's teammate Fabian Delph tried to gee up his England colleague by making a half-time prediction, but it went badly wrong.
As the players prepare to head out for the second half, Delph can be heard telling Sterling to "keep getting in the positions, you're gonna get two or three."
But City were overwhelmed by the visitors in the second period, with Sterling missing another chance late on when he diverted a close range effort onto the post.
NAIJ.com previously reported that Manchester United came from two goals down to beat Manchester City 3-2 at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, April 7 to delay their title triumph coming from a 3-0 defeat to Liverpool in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League quarterfinal clash, the Citizens got the game off to a flying start with two first half goals from Vincent Kompany and Ilkay Guendogan.
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