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It was a momentous second for the membership, who now have gained six Premier League titles since their maiden triumph in 2011-12.

Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen was uncovered to unruly behaviour of the fans as they invaded the pitch proper after the fulltime whistle between Manchester City and Aston Villa, which the previous gained 3-2. The win helped City retain the Premier League after a neck-and-neck contest with Liverpool, who completed the season with 92 factors, one behind the champions.

The incident on Olsen occurred whereas the goalkeeper was attempting to go away the pitch on the Etihad Stadium as hundreds of City fans thronged the taking part in space to rejoice the Premier League title. 

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The footage, which has been broadly circulated on social media, confirmed Olsen attempting to cover his head as fans continued to shove and hit him whereas being escorted by a steward. Soon one other official joined to rescue the Villa goalkeeper.

As per a report in Sky Sports, Villa confirmed Olsen is “completely fine”, stating he took a bang on the again of the pinnacle. The report additional talked about that the membership is not going to be making a criticism concerning the incident.

The Premier League winners additionally took be aware of the unlucky incident by the fans and issued an apology.

“Manchester City would like to sincerely apologize to Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen, who was assaulted after the final whistle at today’s match when fans entered the pitch,” the membership stated in an announcement.

The celebrations quickly escalated to a better degree as excited broke down the stadium goalpost within the course of.

It was a momentous second for the membership, who now have gained six Premier League titles since their maiden triumph in 2011-12.



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