Manchester United Beats Aston Villa to Win 20th League Title

Manchester United extended its record number of English soccer championships to 20 with a 3-0 win over Aston Villa.

Robin van Persie scored a hat trick in the first 33 minutes at Old Trafford tonight as United captured a 13th Premier League title in the competition’s 21-year history. The victory, combined with defending champions Manchester City’s 3-1 loss at Tottenham yesterday, gives United an unbeatable 16-point lead in the standings.

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