Manchester Metropolis have been compelled to launch an official assertion on Sunday night, owing to unsavoury scenes in the course of the membership’s title celebrations.
The Sky Blues, after all, formally retained their Premier League crown a short while in the past.
After seeing the title come so near slipping via their fingers owing to Aston Villa targets on the a part of Matty Money and Philippe Coutinho, Pep Guardiola’s troops got here roaring again on the Etihad, to ultimately emerge on the correct aspect of a 3-2 triumph.
Ilkay Gundogan proved the star of the present, bagging a brace both aspect of Rodri’s strike, to make sure that Metropolis pipped Liverpool to supremacy within the English top-flight by a solitary level.
🎙️ “ILKAY GUNDOGAN YOU LITTLE DANCER!!” 🕺
Manchester Metropolis flip it round on the Etihad!! WOW!! pic.twitter.com/4tRqwuvJUj
— Sky Sports activities Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 22, 2022
Owing to the chaotic nature of their eventual win, it ought to due to this fact come as little shock to listen to that the celebrations on the Etihad pitch post-match proved equally as wild.
As alluded to above, although, at one level, one specific member of the hosts’ fanbase took issues a step too far.
As confirmed in an official assertion throughout Man Metropolis’s social media platforms on Sunday night, Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen was the sufferer of an ‘assault’ while making his approach off the pitch in Manchester.
An investigation into the matter, in flip, has since been opened, forward of the person accountable being ‘issued with an indefinite stadium ban’:
‘Manchester Metropolis want to sincerely apologise to Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen, who was assaulted after the ultimate whistle at at present’s match when followers entered the pitch.
‘The Membership has launched a direct investigation and as soon as recognized, the person accountable can be issued with an indefinite stadium ban.’
Membership assertion: Aston Villa
— Manchester Metropolis (@ManCity) May 22, 2022
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