Manchester City bounce back against Brighton, retain Premier League title

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Manchester City bounce back against Brighton, retain Premier League title

Manchester City held the Premier League title in style on Sunday, holding their nerve to dig out from a deficit against Brighton and see off a charging Liverpool after an exciting effort. 

Get up and go Guardiola's group pounded Brighton 4-1 away to complete on 98 — the second-most elevated aggregate in Premier League history — as Liverpool beat Wolves 2-0 at Anfield to complete a solitary, anguishing, point hapless. 

City, who hung together 14 alliance successes toward the finish of the period, are the primary side to hold the title since their severe opponents Manchester United dealt with the accomplishment in 2009, and stay on course for the main household treble in English football history. 

In any case, Guardiola's group of privileged people did not have everything their own particular manner on multi day of show on England's south coast with regards to a shocking season in which the lead exchanged hands over and over. 

Liverpool drew first blood on Sunday, with Sadio Mane striking in the seventeenth moment to put them scientifically top of the table and on course for their first English top-flight title since 1990, preceding the Premier League time even began. 

City fans' nerves were destroyed considerably further when Glenn Murray place Brighton in front from a corner in the 27th moment, bringing about a tremendous thunder at Anfield. 

However, those cheers were immediately quieted, with Guardiola's side dimension only 83 seconds after the fact, Aguero remaining onside and keeping his cool to complete after a splendid ball from David Silva. 


After ten minutes, the plain Aymeric Laporte rose to head in Riyad Mahrez's corner to finish the turnaround for City. 

Manchester City fans celebrate in the group in the wake of winning the Premier League title following their 4-1 triumph in the English Premier League football coordinate among Brighton and Hove Albion and Manchester City at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on May 12, 2019. AFP. 

Guardiola's side kept on commanding toward the beginning of the second half and were remunerated when Mahrez crushed in a third goal with 27 minutes to go. 

Ilkay Gundogan then impacted home a free-kick to put the outcome certain. 

– Record-breakers – 

City broke a large group of Premier League records in cavorting to the title last season, turning into the principal group in English top-flight history to achieve 100 points and completing a record 19 points clear of nearest equals Manchester United. 

This term has been an entirely unexpected battle, with Guardiola's men compelled to burrow profound to see off the tireless test of Liverpool, who have lost only one Premier League diversion all season. 

The heroes have ground out various 1-0 triumphs lately, demonstrating they have added steel to their style. 

The result was remorseless on Liverpool, who are second behind just United in the untouched rundown of English bosses with 18 titles, despite the fact that the last came in 1990. 

The Merseysiders' focuses count is the third-most elevated in Premier League history. 

Jurgen Klopp's side ventured out to confront City at the Etihad in January with the opportunity to open up an important lead yet the protecting heroes won 2-1 in what ended up being the critical match of the crusade. 

Liverpool endured a blip in late January and February, held to a progression of draws, yet they found their structure again and steadily harried City, completing with nine straight association wins. 

Klopp's group should put the failure behind them as they plan to confront Premier League rivals Spurs in the Champions League last in Madrid on June 1. 

Somewhere else on the last day of Premier League activity, Tottenham made scientifically sure of a spot in the best four, drawing 2-2 against Everton. 

Armory beat Burnley 3-1 while individual Europa League finalists Chelsea were held to a goalless draw at Leicester. 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Manchester United completed their season with a whine, losing 2-0 at home to consigned Cardiff. 

There were likewise wins for Crystal Palace, Newcastle and West Ham. Southampton and Huddersfield drew 1-1.