Man City fans taunt Steven Gerrard after beating Liverpool to Premier League title
City fans couldn't resit a jibe at Gerrard
Manchester City supporters trolled Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard after Pep Guardiola's side secured the Premier League title on Sunday.
City secured their sixth Premier League title following a sensational comeback against Villa on the final day of the season to finish just one point ahead of rivals Liverpool in the table.
The away side took a surprise lead through Matty Cash, before ex-Liverpool man Philippe Coutinho doubled their advantage.
However, a brace from substitute Ilkay Gundogan and a tidy finish from Rodri completed a remarkable turnaround at the Etihad Stadium.
Jurgen Klopp's men did all they could at Anfield as they claimed three points after coming from behind to beat Wolves 3-1, but it wasn't enough to prevent City from retaining the title.
City fans troll Gerrard
After the match, the City fans denied a club request and swarmed the Etihad pitch to celebrate with the players and staff - with Villa boss and Liverpool legend Gerrard the target of mass jibes from the home fans.
A chorus of a popular Gerrard chant - to the tune of 'Que Sera Sera' - rang around the stadium. It has become iconic among rival fanbases after the former England international's slip against Chelsea in the 2013/14 season, which cost the Reds their first-ever Premier League title.
Manchester City Football Club. 😍💙
Safe to say Man City love to win 3-2 on the last day. 😉 pic.twitter.com/9yKGqW9DVk
— Louis Writtle (@LouisWrittle_) May 22, 2022
City fans charged following pitch invasion
The Premier League champions issued an apology after Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen was assaulted during the pitch invasion which followed the full-time whistle on Sunday.
Olsen could be seen standing on the edge of the Villa box as fans began to make their way onto the pitch, before he appeared to hold his head as a steward quickly tended to him, escorting him away from the pitch. As he departed, at least one supporter could be seen shoving him.
Phillip Maxwell, 28, of Anzio Row, Knowsley, has been charged with throwing a missile onto the pitch. He will appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court on Monday (May 23).
Meanwhile, Paul Colbridge, 37, of Whitegate Drive, Salford, has been charged with going onto the pitch and will appear at Manchester Magistrates' Court on June 7.
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