Manchester city clinched their first Premier League title since 1968 with a 3-2 win over Queens Park Rangers. A look at the five key moments that won them the title on goal difference over their bitter rivals Manchester United.
Old Trafford shellshocked after drubbing
October 23: Manchester United 1 Manchester City 6:
The tone was set for City when they thrashed Manchester United 6-1 at Old Trafford. What was looked forward as a crucial clash turned into a nightmare for the Red Devils as City simply ran them over.
Tevez returns as City down Chelsea
March 21: Manchester City 2 Chelsea 1:
Carlos Tevez had not played for City since his spectacular falling-out with Roberto Mancini during the Champions League loss at Bayern Munich. But the South American striker rose from the bench to help inspire a stirring 2-1 fightback after Chelsea had taken the lead through Gary Cahill.
City in good Kompany as title balance shifts
April 30: Manchester City 1 Manchester United 0:
City maintained their winning run in the Manchester derby as Vincent Kompany's goal set the ball rolling for them to come level on points with United and was essential in them ultimately winning the title.
Toure takes City to brink as Newcastle downed
May 6: Newcastle United 0 Manchester City 2:
Despite their win over Man United earlier in the week, City fans dreaded a stumble against the in-form Newcastle. However, City held their nerve to claim a clinical victory with two goals from midfielder Yaya Toure taking them to within 90 minutes of the title.
Just champion as City late show seals title
May 13: Manchester City 3 QPR 2:
Down 1-2 going into stoppage time City looked headed for a heartbreaking loss but goals from Edin Dzeko and Sergio Aguero sealed the title for City. The celebrations that followed were of joy and disbelief.