London, May 12: Manchester City were crowned Premier League champions for the second time in three years on Sunday after defeating West Ham United by two goals to nil.
Needing only a point to finish ahead of Liverpool on goal difference, the 2-0 win gave the club and its first season in charge manager Manuel Pellegrini the title, reports the BBC.
Liverpool beat Newcastle United 2-1 to finish runners-up. Jose Mourinho-led Chelsea beat Cardiff 2-1 to end up in third place.
Norwich City were relegatedfollowing their two nil loss to Arsenal.
Following are the clubs with the most English championship wins
20: Manchester United
7: Aston Villa
4: Chelsea, Newcastle, Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City. (ANI)