The recent victory of Manchester City over Newcastle is an event that deserves to be celebrated.  The victory itself did not appear to be possible given the internal strife within the team this season.

Manchester City had to deal with difficult personalities such as Carlos Tevez and Mario Balotelli this past season. Roberto Mancini had to contend with the rumors of a change in manager.

At one time, Mancini claimed that Newcastle was going to be the toughest team for City. During the match, it did not seem that way.

At the present time, Manchester City is in first place with 86 points followed by Manchester United, Arsenal, and the Tottenham Hotspur. What is needed at the present time for Mancheste City to win the Premier League title is the following.

Manchester City must win ALL of its remaining Premier League matches. Whether that can be done remains to be seen.