Revealed: What must happen for Manchester City to win league against Manchester United

Manchester City reestablished a 16-point lead on a cold Monday night in Stoke, winning 2-0 in what was a comfortable victory and could have seen Pep Guardiola’s men score plenty more.

Derby day is drawing ever nearer and there is a chance that City could either win the title on that date or potentially receive a guard of honour from United before the match.

For City to win the league with a victory in the derby, the following needs to happen:

– City must match Manchester United’s result against Swansea when they face Everton on 31 March.
– City must then win the Manchester derby to clinch the title on that day, with a win putting them 19 points clear with 18 points to play for.

We could be in line for a stunning derby day, although a potentially tough trip to Goodison Park awaits the Blues first, so one step at a time…

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