Premier League scores: Manchester City edges Liverpool to cap off unbelievable title race

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Manchester City secured back-to-back Premier League titles Sunday, beating Brighton 4-1 to lock up the crown on the final day of the season, holding off Liverpool in the process. Needing a win to secure the crown, City actually went down 1-0 before finding its form and dominating on the road. Sergio Aguero, Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gundogan and Riyad Mahrez all scored for Pep Guardiola’s team, which finished the season with 98 points.

Meanwhile, Liverpool finishes the second with 97 points and just one defeat. Here’s everything to know and see from the Premier League’s final matchday of the 2018-19 season:

Schedule

All games are at 10 a.m. ET on Sunday

Manchester City 4, Brighton 1
Liverpool 2, Wolves 0
Tottenham 2, Everton 2
Cardiff City 2, Manchester United 0
West Ham 4, Watford 1
Southampton 1, Huddersfield 1
Chelsea 0, Leicester City 0
Newcastle 4, Fulham 0
Crystal Palace 5, Bournemouth 3
Arsenal 2, Burnley 1

City takes care of business

Manchester City won its fourth league title in eight years, becoming the first team to go back-to-back in a decade. City had 20 shots, nine on frame, and by the hour mark, the game was essentially over. City had 77 percent possession and just played a complete, clinical game on the road to edge Liverpool by just a point.

In what was the most memorable title race in years, City’s dominance was awarded as the team secured its second trophy of the season after getting the EFL Cup earlier in the campaign.

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