Manchester City win the treble after beating Inter Milan in Champions League final

  • Manchester City fans react at Depot Mayfield to Rodri's goal

Manchester City have won the treble after a 1-0 victory over Inter Milan in the Champions League final.

It was a tense match with Inter Milan defending resolutely for large periods of the game.

After a slow start to the game, City suffered a serious blow 10 minutes before half-time when playmaker Kevin De Bruyne was forced off with what appeared to be a hamstring injury.

Fan reaction inside Depot Mayfield at the full-time whistle

The Belgian had initially tried to run off the problem but was forced to admit defeat soon after was was replaced by Phil Foden.

City took the lead in the 68th minute with a fine strike from Rodri.

Akanji played Bernardo Silva into the area and his cut-back was deflected into the path of Rodri, who passed the ball into the net from just inside the area.

Rodri's goal was the difference between the two sides. Credit: PA Images

They have become the second English club to win the treble since Manchester United in 1999.

To win the treble, an English club must win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League.

Guardiola has now claimed the European Cup which has eluded him since his tenure at City began in 2016.

City captain İlkay Gündoğan told BT Sport: "I think today we made history. I think the first half we weren't at our best.

"It was a fifty fifty game and one goal made the difference. We feel very fortunate that it was for us.

"We knew everyone was talking about the treble. The pressure was there but this team is built to handle the pressure in the best possible way."

Manchester City Council have confirmed there will be a treble winning parade for City on the evening of Monday 12 June.More details will follow on Sunday 11 June.

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