Pep Guardiola urged his Manchester City stars to keep their emotions under control as the Premier League leaders bid to pip Liverpool to the title on a dramatic final day of the season.
For the City fans, however, there was only excitement as they gather outside the Etihad Stadium ahead of the Aston Villa match which will decide the destiny of the title.
Guardiola's side started the match one point clear of second-placed Liverpool, who host Wolves.
But City fans know beating Villa would clinch their fourth title in five seasons, and the excitement was building before the match.
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