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Man City Crowned ePremier League Champions For a Second Time

The ePremier League Finals went down last weekend, and now we know the winners.

Manchester City edged out Brighton & Hove Albion 2-1 on aggregate, thanks to a dramatic extra-time goal, to be crowned ePremier League champions for a second time. City were unstoppable since Day 1 and the triumph means thatย Donovan Tekkz and Matias Bonanno have qualified for the UEFA eChampions League and the FC Pro World Championship.

Whereas Tekkz continues to ‘revive’ his career, Bonanno is showing dominance at the elite level and is now the first pro to win four different leagues; eLPF, eLibertadores, eLaLiga and now ePremier League.

Check out below a summary from Day 1 and 2 of the ePremier League Finals to find out how Manchester City won the title.

The First Day

The opening day of the ePremier League Grand Finals was marked by intense competition and surprising outcomes. Manchester United set the tone with a commanding 7-2 aggregate victory over Chelsea, thanks to standout performances by Dragon and David Murray. This victory sent a clear message to the other teams about their intentions.

Aston Villa secured their quarter-final spot by narrowly defeating Bournemouth 5-4 on aggregate, with a dramatic last-minute goal from Cameronrock sealing the win. Nottingham Forest and West Ham also advanced, with Forest dispatching Fulham 4-2 and West Ham overcoming Brentford in a high-scoring 8-6 aggregate match, highlighting their offensive prowess.

Tottenham Hotspur, Wolves, and Arsenal each faced their own challenges but ultimately succeeded in moving on to the next round, with Tottenham showcasing Tom Leese’s skills in a 6-2 victory over Newcastle, Wolves scraping by with a tight 3-2 win, and Arsenal edging out Sheffield United 3-2 on aggregate after a tense second leg.

Manchester United, West Ham, Tottenham and Wolves won their round eight fixtures to progress to Sunday’s ePremier League Grand Finals where Manchester City, Luton Town, Liverpool and Brighton & Hove Albion were awaiting.

How Man City Won the Title

On Grand Finals Day, Manchester City emerged as the dominant force, starting with a spectacular 7-0 aggregate win against Tottenham. Their performance was characterized by clinical finishing and solid defense. Luton Town and Brighton also impressed, with Luton defeating West Ham 7-3 and Brighton managing a close 3-2 win over Wolves to advance to the semi-finals.

Manchester United’s journey ended in the quarter-finals, as they were edged out by Liverpool with a 5-4 aggregate score in a match that showcased the fine margins of elite competition.

The semi-finals were a display of Manchester City’s continued dominance as they decimated Luton 6-0, setting the stage for the final showdown. Brighton, having upset Liverpool with a 7-3 victory, faced Manchester City in a final that lived up to the anticipation. The match was tightly contested, with Tekkz giving City a slight edge in the first leg.

The second leg saw intense competition, with Brighton managing to level the score late in the game, pushing the match into extra time. In a dramatic conclusion, Manchester City clinched the title thanks to a controversial last-minute goal from Bonanno, capping off a tournament that was memorable for its dramatic matches, individual brilliance, and the emergence of Manchester City as the champions of this season’s ePremier League.

The Prizesย 

The prize pool for this year’s ePremier League was a whopping ยฃ100,000. Manchester City received ยฃ30,000 for winning the title while Brighton got ยฃ15,000ย for finishing as runners-up.

Apart from winning the bigger share of the prize money, City’s duo Tekkz and Bonanno have booked their spot in the first-ever FC Pro World Championship, which will take place in the summer. They will also be participating in the expanded UEFA eChampions League (eCL).

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